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Guinea-Bissau election: Polls close amid fraud claims
1 Dec 2019
Voters had been hoping the presidential elections would end years of political chaos. But the day ended with scuffles and accusations of cheating.
West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls
23 Jun 2019
It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote.
Fashion takes center stage in Nigeria election
14 Feb 2019
Both of the major candidates in the upcoming Nigerian election come from the same ethnic group. In a bid to attract other voters, they've been dressing up in traditional clothing.
Ireland set to hold vote on blasphemy laws
29 Oct 2018
Voters will be asked to decide whether blasphemy laws should be removed from the Irish constitution. Blasphemy is still considered a serious crime that carries heavy penalties – although no one has actually been convicted for the offense.
Electoral umpire continues voter registration process across the country
7 Feb 2018
Electoral umpire continues voter registration process across the country.
NOA, German foundation sensitize voters in Awka
8 Oct 2017
NOA, German foundation sensitize voters in Awka.
Ecuador goes to the polls to elect new president
19 Feb 2017
Nearly 13 million voters in Ecuador go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, replacing Rafael Correa who has held the post for 10 years. There are eight candidates vying for the job and many voters are undecided.
Kenyan president does 'dab dance' to appeal to young voters
9 Feb 2017
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta dances with the award winning FBI dance crew, as part of his campaign to encourage the youth to register as voters.
Voters in Ghana hope for economic reform from president-elect
11 Dec 2016
Voters celebrate the news of Ghana's opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo winning the nation's presidential election and hope the 72-year-old will real genuine economic reform.
Ondo votes for new governor as exercise turns out peaceful
27 Nov 2016
Lots of 'distractions' in presidential campaign - Clinton
7 Nov 2016
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton urges supporters in Philadelphia not to let the 'distractions' keep them from voting on Tuesday.
Stevie Wonder says vote, 'don't be superstitious'
7 Nov 2016
'Don't be superstituous because I don't want you to listen to this foolishness. Foolishness about 'your vote doesn't matter.' Your vote does matter,' says musician Stevie Wonder.