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Germany's center-left government wants to lower the voting age for nationwide elections from 18 to 16. Many young people support the idea, but the majority of the population has expressed skepticism.
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After decades of electing leaders through a complex, clan-based system, Somalia's government is set to embrace direct universal suffrage ahead of the next year's vote.
Catholic women's groups have long campaigned for the the right to vote at synods and have criticized the Vatican for not treating women as equal members of the synod.
Finish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has conceded a narrow defeat to the center-right opposition in national elections. The vote came shortly before the country's NATO accession.
Lawmakers in Uganda are voting on the bill as President Yoweri Museveni calls for investigations into homosexuality in the country. Uganda already has some of the most draconian anti-LGBT legislation in the world.
The president-elect, Bola Tinubu has cast his vote in his polling unit at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos state.
An EU vote scheduled for next Tuesday on stopping the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035 has been delayed. Sweden announced the postponement amid hesitancy from one party in Germany's ruling coalition, the FDP.
Voters returned to polling booths across the German capital after a botched 2021 election was declared invalid. More voters picked the center-right CDU than any other party, but its candidate may not get to be mayor.
With six weeks to go to Nigeria’s general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) nationwide by one week. And here is how to get your Permanent Voters Card (PVC).
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President Cyril Ramaphosa is tipped to retain his role as leader of the ruling ANC, but faces a wave of backlash from factions loyal to former president Jacob Zuma. Also in this edition: we speak to the head of the International Organization for Migration in Chad, where 27 people recently lost their lives in the Sahara.
A majority of MPs in the National Assembly have voted against adopting a report that could have seen impeachment proceedings begin. Cyril Ramaphosa has been under pressure over cash found at his private farm.