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World - Africa
3/1/2023 10:11:52 AM
Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu was declared winner of Nigeria's presidential election early Wednesday and soon after thanked his supporters and appealed to his rivals who are already demanding a revote in Africa's most populous nation.

World - International
2/28/2023 3:36:38 PM
Nigeria's two main opposition parties on Tuesday called for the cancellation of the weekend presidential elections, alleging manipulation of results, and demanded a new ballot.

World - Africa
2/28/2023 12:23:41 PM
Tensions rose Monday during the counting of Nigeria's hotly contested presidential election when representatives from the parties of the two main opposition candidates walked out in anger from the center where state-by-state results were being announced.

World - Africa
2/27/2023 6:22:51 PM
Each of the three frontrunners in Nigeria’s hotly contested presidential election claimed Monday they are on the path to victory as preliminary results trickled in two days after Africa's most populous nation went to the polls.

World - Africa
2/25/2023 10:38:31 AM
Nigerians voted on Saturday for a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari in a tightly fought race, with three frontrunners for the first time in the country's modern history.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/24/2023 7:17:57 PM
Egypt welcomed on Friday the approval by the Libyan House of Representatives of the 13th constitutional amendment, describing it as an important step to hold parliamentary and presidential elections in Libya.

World - Africa
2/19/2023 2:27:21 PM
The leading contenders in Nigeria's presidential election have made their last push for support, a week before the West African nation's key election.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/17/2023 1:09:56 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated in a telephone call on Thursday Cyprus’ new President Nikos Christodoulides for winning the presidential elections earlier this week, the Egyptian presidency said.

World - International
2/16/2023 7:52:40 PM
President Joe Biden was undergoing a routine medical checkup Thursday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, an event that is being keenly watched as the oldest president in history makes plans for an expected reelection campaign.

World - International
2/5/2023 10:04:31 PM
Cyprus's former foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides faces career diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis in a second round of presidential elections next week after neither secured a majority of the vote on Sunday.

World - International
2/5/2023 4:46:10 PM
Cypriots voted on Sunday in a close presidential election between three front runners, with the electorate focused on corruption and the economy amid deadlock over the island's long-standing division.

World - International
1/29/2023 2:39:11 PM
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won a party primary and will run for a second term in September elections.

World - Africa
1/22/2023 9:30:30 PM
As Nigerians inch closer to the February 2023 presidential election, the seventh since the current wave of liberal democracy formally started in 1999, there are at least 10 key issues that are likely to drive and determine the outcome. Political scientist, Jideofor Adibe, explores them all.

World - Region
1/11/2023 8:39:39 PM
Brazil's capital prepared for the possibility of more violent demonstrations Wednesday by people seeking to overturn the presidential election, with local security officials blocking access to buildings trashed four days earlier by a horde of rioters.

World - International
12/23/2022 2:34:54 PM
The House Jan. 6 committee’s final report asserts that Donald Trump criminally engaged in a “multi-part conspiracy” to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking the Capitol, concluding an extraordinary 18-month investigation into the former president and the violent insurrection two years ago.

World - Region
12/17/2022 5:41:57 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had "nothing to do" with the jailing of Istanbul's popular opposition mayor -- an outcome set to prevent the latter from standing in next June's presidential election.

World - Region
12/14/2022 5:44:42 PM
A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced Istanbul's popular opposition mayor to nearly three years jail in a politically charged trial that effectively bars him from standing in next year's presidential election.

World - Africa
11/26/2022 10:41:14 PM
Equatorial Guinea's ruler Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been re-elected to a sixth term as president with 94.9 percent of the votes cast, election officials announced on Saturday, putting turnout for the vote at 98 percent.

World - Africa
11/26/2022 2:23:58 PM
The Democratic Republic of Congo will hold its next presidential polls on December 20, 2023, the country's electoral commission said Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/23/2022 2:30:00 PM
New initiatives in Libya may be on their way to breaking the political stalemate in the country and issue in legislative and presidential elections.

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