Logistical and security challenges in Nigeria's general election have caused widespread delays and public frustration. Experts say new election technology has contributed significantly to the hitches.
With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. Ahead of the February 25 election, DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
The European Parliament has given a green light to a plan to halt sales of petrol and disel cars from 2035. It's a crucial part of the bloc's plan to become a "climate neutral" economy by 2050. Also in the show - US inflation remains hotter than expected, putting pressure on Federal Reserve policymakers, and Air India announces a record-breaking deal for 470 planes from Airbus and Boeing.
With the 2023 general election around the corner, here are a few election keywords you need to know.
Polls have opened in Denmark as the country elects a new parliament. The campaign had turned into a battle for centrist voters, with neither the ruling left nor the right-wing opposition likely to win a majority.
20 Sep 2022
The EU raises serious questions about the actions of energy giant TotalEnergies in Uganda, with members of parliament saying its oil pipeline project has led to evictions and arrests. Also in this edition: The United Nations publishes a report shedding light on increased human rights violations in Burkina Faso. And finally: The tourism industry in Tunisia says goodbye to a better summer season than last year, but still far from what the country was used to before the pandemic.
2 Aug 2022
The Midwestern state is the first to head to the polls on abortion since the Supreme Court ended the national right to the procedure. The ballot is being monitored closely as a test case for abortion across the country.
16 Jul 2022
The proposal to label natural gas and nuclear energy as "green" as a guide for private investors has been met with resistance along the way. A tight vote is expected.
12 Jun 2022
The vote by lawmakers in the Democratic-majority House follows mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York. The measure is unlikely to pass in the Senate.
15 Apr 2022
Just 10 days ahead of a runoff that will determine who will lead the European Union's second-largest economy for the next five years, opinion polls show incumbent President Emmanuel Macron is slightly ahead of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. FRANCE 24's reporters Julia Kim and Florence Villeminot attended their latest rallies. Plus, our Campaign Commentator Angela Diffley delves into the latest referendum frenzy among the candidates.
22 Mar 2022
Nearly a million East Timorese voted for a new president amid a protracted political crisis and economic uncertainty in Asia's youngest nation. Leading candidates have vowed to end the political impasse.