What PDP discussed at 1st caucus meeting after losing the presidential election
What PDP discussed at 1st caucus meeting after losing the presidential election.
Senegal votes for new president
Senegalese voters will choose from just five candidates in its presidential election after two were barred from the vote. Current President Macky Sall is the favorite to win.
Nigeria Elections: Nigerians react to election postponement
Nigerians have reacted to the postponement of the Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
INEC receives 79 nominations for presidential poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it received nominations from 79 political parties for the 2019 presidential election and 6,352 for the National Assembly.
Russia's opposition weakened as Putin looks set for fourth term
On Sunday, Russians head to the polls for a presidential election. It's a contest that holds no surprises, with Vladimir Putin assured of winning a fourth term in office. Six years ago, however, his re-election was greeted by the largest wave of protests in post-Soviet Russia. But the authorities chose to respond with force. Today, the weakened opposition has little chance of rallying people again.
Putin critic Navalny gets initial backing to run as president
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny says he has gathered enough nominations to challenge Vladimir Putin in March's presidential election.
Kenya in turmoil over incomplete polls
Kenyans who boycotted a repeat presidential election voiced relief on Saturday after authorities indefinitely delayed further attempts to hold the vote in some opposition areas due to the risk of violence. But while the election board's decision stemmed the prospect of more clashes, it also pushed to the fore a new question: can President Uhuru Kenyatta be declared winner of a vote in which ballots were not cast in more than 20 of Kenya's 290 constituencies?
Facebook finds election Ad spending likely from Russia
Facebook Inc. says it found about $100,000 in ad spending connected to fake accounts likely run from Russia that aimed to stir political controversy in the U.S. ahead of last year’s presidential election.
Kenya opposition threaten boycott of election rerun
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says the Supreme Court's decision to annul last month's presidential election won't make a difference unless the second attempt in October comes with "legal and constitutional" guarantees.