British PM and Labour leader face off in first election debate
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn face off in the first televised debate of the 2019 UK general election, with Brexit, the economy and Prince Andrew among the issues facing the party leaders.
Thailand vote result delayed until Friday
Still no clear result from Thailand’s general election over the weekend. Both major parties are claiming the right to form a government and now election authorities are facing calls to resign for repeatedly delaying the results and failing to account for mounting voting irregularities.
Nigeria 2019 elections: PDP decides presidential aspirant
Ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections, main opposition, the People's Democratic Party will today screen its presidential aspirants to decide its flag-bearer at the elections. Kenny Okolugbo, Former Commissioner of the Delta State Oil and member of the PDP, joins CNBC Africa from Delta State to shed some light on the screening process and possible outcome.
Sore thumbs in N242B election request
President Muhammadu Buhari recently requested for the approval of N242bn to prosecute next year’s general election. If approved by the National Assembly, the proposed amount will be the highest in history that Nigeria will spend on a general election.
Kenyans head to the polls in pivotal election
Millions of people cast their vote in Kenya's fiercely contested 2017 general election, shrouded in fears of racial and ethnic violence.
Initial reactions to the U.K. exit polls
Simon Derrick, Bank of New York Mellon Corp. chief currency strategist, and Bloomberg's Mark Cudmore discuss their initial reactions to the exit polls in the U.K.'s general election.
At least 20 casualties in London 'terrorist' attack
A van ploughed into pedestrians and several people were stabbed in central London on Saturday, leaving at least 20 casualties in what police called a "terrorist" attack days before a general election.
Polls open in Lesotho's highly contested elections
Lesotho goes to the polls only two years after the previous general election.