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South African president lauds socio-economic progress recorded in 25 years of...

Johannesburg (Xinhua) South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that the country had made progress in addressing socio-economic challenges in the past 25...

NLC urges FG to deepen democracy, end poverty

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to deepen democratic tenets that would end current poverty and hardship in the country. NLC’s...

Start organising yourselves ahead 2023 elections, Soyinka urges Nigerian youth

By Lucy Osuizigbo Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday urged the youth to start organising themselves for leadership positions before the 2023 general elections. Soyinka...

Sudan’s fragile hope for democracy

By Daniel Yang New York (IPS) - Sudanese civilians risk their lives everyday protesting and campaigning for democracy but they face several obstacles, including street closures...

Tiananmen: 30 years after, and a duty to remember

It has been 30 years since the rise and fall of the 89 Democracy Movement (八九民运) in China that culminated in the infamous Tiananmen...

NANS congratulates Buhari on re-election

By Stanley Nwanosike The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his well-deserved victory, following his declaration as winner of...

INEC declares President Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

By Emmanuel Oloniruha, Racheal Abujah and Victor Okoye The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decaled President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress...

European Union Mission restates commitment to Nigeria’s general elections

By Edward Ojiah The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) has reiterated commitment to observing the general elections following comments made by Gov. Nasir el-Rufai...

1,515 young Nigerians to contest for Senate, Reps polls

By Angela Atabo No fewer than 1,515 young Nigerians will contest for the Senate and House of Representatives positions at the forthcoming general elections. Mr Ezenwa...

Why Nigeria’s general elections face multiple threats

Johannesburg (AP) By Cara Anna Nigeria has slid into a constitutional crisis three weeks before the presidential election after President Muhammadu Buhari suspended the country's chief justice, a...

2019 Elections: Nigerians in Diaspora caution against provocative utterances

By Monday Ijeh   The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Europe (NIDOE) on Sunday cautioned Nigerians against fake news and provocative utterances that could incite violence before,...

2019 : Nigerian Army promises to enhance democratic principles

By Isaiah Eka The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process...

West Africa: Shining example of peace, democracy in Africa – UN

By Temitope Ponle   The United Nations has described the West African region as shining example of peace consolidation and democracy on the continent making the...

Election Day in America: State, Congress races a referendum on Trump

Americans have one last chance to go to the polls on Election Day on Tuesday, casting ballots according to their contentment or disgust with how things are going from the White House on down.

PVC: Pyrates in last-minute drive citizens’ education

The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) on Monday began a last minute drive to ensure that millions of disenfranchised Nigerians get registered to vote during the 2019 general elections ahead of the Friday, 17 August 2018 set by the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to end registration of voters.

Pressure mounts on Muhammadu Buhari to bow out of 2019 presidential...

  By Dionne Searcey and Tony Iyare     Abuja — The calls for him to quit were already loud, coming from two former presidents, a prominent pastor and newspaper editorials....

After Mugabe, African leaders wonder what next

By Katharine Houreld     NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hours after Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was forced out after 37 years in power, Uganda’s president, another former guerrilla in office...

US upbraids Togolese Govt for harsh treatment of opposition protesters

The United States Government on Wednesday upbraided its Togolese counterpart for its attempts to suppress dissent and opposition to a perceived creeping dictatorship in...

Kenyan court, parliament muddy election waters after Raila Odinga pulls out

By Katharine Houreld and Duncan Miriri   NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan court said on Wednesday an also-ran candidate in August's presidential elections could contest this...

Canada urges free, fair election in Kenya

  Canada on Monday urged Kenyan leaders and its citizens to ensure that the presidential election scheduled for October 26 takes place in a free...