Politics

Madagascar police call for calm ahead of presidential election result

Madagascan police on Friday called for candidates to exercise restraint as near-complete results were tallied from a first-round presidential election ...
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Why Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi jailed for insulting Museveni rejected bail

After her arrest, Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi rejected bail for allegedly insulting president Yoweri Museveni and his dead mother on Facebook ...
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Has Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga handshake killed Kenyan opposition?

Mid this year, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga came together to end their political wars with a ...
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Poll Run-off likely to happen in Madagascar as vote counting continues

Madagascans will likely head back to the ballot to elect their new president, as preliminary results from 70 percent of ...
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Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina denies election bribery claims

Madagascar’s former president Andry Rajoelina on Monday rejected allegations by EU observers that he bribed local officials in return for ...
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Tunisia PM Youssef Chahed faces confidence vote amid political tensions

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed is facing lawmakers in a marathon debate ahead of a vote of confidence needed to ...
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Nearly Half of African Leaders in France for Paris Peace Forum

On the 100th anniversary of the Armistice Day, leaders converged in France for the Paris Peace Forum, which aims to ...
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Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina leads in vote count

Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina was leading after last week's presidential election aimed at ending a political crisis, ahead of ...
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Bangladesh’s opposition party alliance to contest general election

Bangladesh’s main opposition party said Sunday it would not boycott next month’s general election and would challenge Prime Minister Sheikh ...
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Election observers in Madagascar report ‘Very minor’ irregularities

International observers have ruled out irregularities in this week's presidential election in Madagascar, after former leader Hery Rajaonarimampianina alleged the ballot ...
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