In the city of Antakya in southern Turkey, which was heavily damaged by the devastating February 6 twin earthquakes, the Turkish government has made an ambitious pledge: to rebuild – better – in a year. But residents there remain sceptical. Not only do homes need rebuilding, but those who live there must have jobs to return to as well. Our correspondents Shona Bhattacharyya, Ludovic de Foucaud and Hussein Assad report from the quake-damaged region.
3 Nov 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
3 Nov 2021
The much-awaited Anambra gubernatorial election comes up this Saturday, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is assuring residents of its readiness to organise a hitch-free poll.
4 Oct 2021
Qataris voted for 30 out of the 45-member council that will approve general state policies — but will have no say in the setting of defense, security or economic policy.
26 Aug 2021
Getting voters to take part in Germany's upcoming Bundestag election is a challenge in places like Duisburg-Hochfeld. Many residents there struggle day to day and have given up on politics.
11 May 2021
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Oyo State says it will convert polling points to polling units in its bid discourage voter apathy.
Troops kills 17 terrorists, loses 2 soldiers in Damboa ambush – Nigeria DHQ, Air travel resumes amid screening in Lagos and Abuja after lockdown
8 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
24 Jun 2020
Malawi is bracing for a landmark election re-run. Voters will return to the polls this week to choose a president after last year's election outcome was overturned by the Constitutional Court. Also, South Africans grow increasingly frustrated with heavy-handed policing in the wake of the international focus on police brutality that has followed the death of George Floyd in the United States. And in Ivory Coast, dozens of high school students won't be able to sit their leaving exams until September.
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.
30 Sep 2017
2019 Elections - INEC assesses on-going voter registration across Nigeria.
2 Jul 2017
President Trump blasting U.S. states who are refusing to submit voter data for a Trump White House probe into his unfounded claims of voter fraud in the 2016 elections.
2 Jun 2017
With less than a week until an election in Britain, voters are feeling frustrated and apathetic.