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18 Mar 2021
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says the OSCE and UN are ready to facilitate negotiations between the opposition and the Belarus government.
9 Mar 2021
Voters in Ivory Coast are electing a new parliament, with two former presidents hoping to keep the allies of the current leader, Alassane Ouattara, from claiming "absolute power."
15 Jan 2021
Early results of Uganda's presidential elections indicate a victory for incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has won 65% of votes counted so far. Counting is still ongoing and full results are expected by the afternoon of Saturday 16 January 2021.
15 Jan 2021
In tonight's edition : Ugandans turn out for a landmark election amidst an internet blackout. Former popstar Bobi Wine takes on President Yoweri Museveni's 35 year rule following a bloody campaign in which the leader's opponents were regularly targeted. And Thursday marks 10 years since Tunisia's Jasmine revolution which saw the toppling of former leader Ben Ali following a wave of protests.
14 Jan 2021
Bobi Wine, a 38-year-old musician, is the frontrunner among the 10 opposition candidates looking to replace Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking a sixth term. The 76-year-old clams Wine is backed by foreign interests.
28 Dec 2020
Voting is underway in presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic, in a key test for one of the world's most troubled nations.
24 Dec 2020
It's the first election in the region since the Indian government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status. The win for the PAGD shows that Kashmiri people want their region's special status back, say lawmakers.
8 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣
9 Nov 2020
People in Myanmar's cities wait in long lines for a vote expected to return Aung San Suu Kyi's government to power, who remains popular at home in spite of a reputation abroad shattered by the Rohingya crisis. Despite questions of disenfranchised voters and Covid risk, Suu Kyi has refused to postpone the polls.
8 Nov 2020
Berlin will seek a diplomatic "new deal" with Washington after the US elections, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. Multilateralism, not nationalism, is need in trans-Atlantic relations, he added.
6 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
9 Oct 2020
As the 2020 governorship election draws near, history comes to play in the politics of Ondo state as the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi (Zenith Labour Party) from the South District, burnt the boat to challenge his boss, the incumbent, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) from North Senatorial District at the poll. The incumbent, Rotimi Akeredolu is seeking re-election under the ruling APC, while Eyitayo Jegede, who hails from Central District, is making a 2nd attempt under PDP.

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After speaking with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the German chancellor bristled at his use of the words apartheid and Holocaust with regards to Israel.
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11 Hindu men given life sentences for raping a Muslim woman in 2002 and killing seven of her family have been released from prison. The rape took place during riots in Gujarat state, led at the time by Narendra Modi.
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Officials of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) currently being questioned by the Nigerian Senate have claimed that some of the payment vouchers relating to the transfer of the sum of 17.16 billion in 2013 have been eaten up by termites.
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The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.
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Kenya's electoral commission has announced William Ruto as winner of the East African country's presidential election amid chaotic scenes, including commission officials disowning the result.