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24 Aug 2020
The US House of Representatives has passed a bill blocking changes to the Postal Service that had sparked concerns ahead of the presidential election. The measure also provides the agency with $25 billion in funds.
18 Aug 2020
Belarus has seen major disruptions in internet service since the disputed presidential election, with rights groups accusing the government of censorship. To get around the restrictions, many are turning to privacy apps.
2 Aug 2020
"I don't want a delay" of the presidential election, Donald Trump says during a news briefing at the White House, hours after posting this on Twitter: "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???"
23 Jun 2020
We look at the upcoming presidential election in Malawi. The re-run will take place on June 23 after the results of the previous election were cancelled. We speak to the president of the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera. Also, South African restaurants prepare to re-open after a strict lockdown. We show you how the celebrated Wolfgat restaurant has been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. And Moroccan authorities say 2020 could be the worst year for the economy in the last two decades. That's due to the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing drought.
26 May 2020
Burundi's ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye has been declared winner of the presidential election with 68.72 percent of the vote. His main rival says he will appeal the result. Also, it's back to school for children in Ivory Coast, but many are worried that the reopening of schools will increase the spread of the coronavirus. Finally, citizens stranded in France have been able to return to Burkina Faso. The country is taking advantage of repatriation flights organised by the French government.
14 May 2020
Burundi has expelled its country head of the World Health Organization during a presidential election campaign in which large rallies are being held.
25 Feb 2020
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24 Jan 2020
With fewer than 10 months to go until Ivory Coast's presidential election, voters are hoping that this time around, the exercise will go smoothly. Recent elections have led to crises and even civil war. Also, Senegal finally criminalises rape, meaning that abusers will face tougher penalties. And the Seychelles struggles to balance the health of its tourism industry with looking after its lush but delicate ecosystem.
24 Dec 2019
The arrest warrant against Guillaume Soro threatens to plunge the West African country into uncertainty and violence. The former rebel leader is contesting next year's presidential election against an ally-turned-foe.
2 Dec 2019
Incumbent Hage Geingob has won another term in the presidential election but lost a two-thirds majority for the first time. The opposition is crying foul.
1 Nov 2019
Abdullah Abdullah claims victory in Afghan presidential election
16 Oct 2019
Mozambique presidential election: vote counting underway in crucial vote to test peace deal

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