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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...

Presidential, National Assembly elections to hold on Feb. 16, 2019

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's next presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on Feb. 16, 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on its...

Supreme Court voids Kenyan presidential election, Uhuru accepts verdict, opposition wants...

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win citing irregularities and ordered a new poll within 60 days,...

Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors...

By Katharine Houreld   Nairobi (Reuters) - As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the...

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