Trump expected to issue 100 state pardons before handover, Akeredolu issues quit notice to herdsmen and more
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Why tech giants dropped Uganda and Trump from their platforms
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
Reopen on January 18, NUC tells varsities, I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration, says Trump and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
What's next after violent elections in Central African Republic?
The armed conflict in the Central African Republic is heating up after the elections. Rebels took control of the city of Bangassou over the weekend. The government accuses former President Bozize of plotting a coup.
Niamey locals want 'honesty' from leaders after historic election
In Niamey, the capital of Niger, inhabitants say they want their leaders to "show honesty" and to "build a health and education system" after the country voted in a historic presidential election that could seal a first peaceful handover between elected presidents.
Central African Republic: 'We must fight for a credible election'
Despite threats against voting offices and polling places, the Central African Republic's election authority has said Sunday's vote will go ahead. DW spoke with Mankeur Ndiaye, the UN's special envoy for CAR.
Niger: Election just the start of challenges for new president
Niger holds presidential elections on December 27, which could see the country's first democratic transition of power since independence. But the new president faces problems from insecurity to corruption and poverty.
Mahama accuses Ghana's election commission of manipulating results
Ghana's former president John Mahama on Thursday (December 10) accused the country's election commission of manipulating results in favour of his opponent and said his party had won both the presidential and parliamentary elections.
Ghana election: Nana Akufo-Addo and his second term
Veteran politician Nana Akufo-Addo has won a second term as Ghana's president. He still has old campaign promises to fulfill plus a post-coronavirus economy to reboot.