Marcos Jr. has given himself the position of secretary of agriculture ahead of taking his presidential office and amid prohibitively high global prices. The Philippines is heavily reliant on importing its staple — rice.
Out of 24 members of Gabriel Boric's Cabinet, 14 are women. Leftist Boric also appointed a former Central Bank chief as finance minister, which has been seen as a shift to the political center.
30 Mar 2021
Niger's President-elect Mohamed Bazoum granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI in the capital Niamey. Bazoum, who will take office on April 2, called the deadly clashes that followed the announcement of his election win "artificial" and fleeting.
18 Jan 2021
Several hundred people have begun a journey of housands of kilometers through Central America to the US. The migrants are hoping for a more humane approach to migration under President-elect Joe Biden.
20 Dec 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden has expressed interest in returning to the Iran nuclear deal. Israeli Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff told DW that preventing Iran from getting a nuclear weapon is the "bottom line."
17 Nov 2020
Donald Trump's refusal to concede defeat has made it difficult for President-elect Joe Biden's team to coordinate on critical issues, including coming up with a distribution plan for COVID-19 vaccines.
12 Nov 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden has named longtime adviser Ron Klain as his chief of staff. Previously, Klain served in the same role for two former vice presidents — Al Gore and Biden himself.
21 Mar 2019
According to Agusto & Co, Nigeria's president, Muhammed Buhari adopted a statist economic stance during his first term in office. But how would his second term pan out? Jimi Ogbobine, Head of research, Agusto & Co joins CNBC Africa to discuss an economic outlook for the second term of the Nigerian President-elect.
30 Aug 2018
On the side-lines of the Nigerian Bar Association’s 58th Annual General Conference, Paul Usoro, President-Elect of the Nigerian Bar Association joins CNBC Africa to explore ways to build more sustainable institutions in Africa.
29 Dec 2016
Bloomberg's Ben Brody reports on President-Elect Donald Trump's tweets and the GOP's plans to repeal Obamacare.
27 Dec 2016
Bloomberg Politics' Kevin Cirilli reports on the U.S. transition of power.
23 Dec 2016
Donald Trump takes to Twitter saying the U.S. needs to up its nuclear capabilities, on the same day that Russia's Vladimir Putin hints at the same for his country. That's got some analysts worried that we could be witnessing the early stages of an arms race.