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Election

Cameroon's 85-year-old president seeks re-election...

The vote follows a last-minute opposition unity bid to dislodge Paul Biya, one of Africa's longest-serving rulers.

Abe eyes new term, reform of Japan's pacifist...

His only challenger is former defence minister Shigeru Ishiba, a hawkish self-confessed "military geek".

Pakistan lawmakers begin electing new president...

More than a thousand lawmakers from both houses of parliament and the country's four provincial assemblies began choosing from among three candidates

Malaysia's tense vote fuels damaging ethnic...

In the run-up to Wednesday's general election, Prime Minister Najib Razak has been accused of amplifying racial tensions.

Challenger Bio wins S. Leone presidential...

Bio, a former soldier, won 51.81% of the ballots in the March 31 election compared with 48.19 percent for Samura Kamara, said Mohamed Conteh, the head...

US intel chiefs say Russia meddling threatens...

The heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA and three other spy agencies were unanimous in saying that Moscow's efforts to disrupt US politics are as strong as they...

Court exonerates EC as Kinyamatama is reinstated...

The EC had been blamed for failure to conduct the exercise in accordance with the laws governing Parliamentary elections.

Rwandans in Uganda cast ballots for a new...

Rwandan voters living in Uganda cast their votes to elect their new president.

All sports events suspended after Senegal...

"All sporting and cultural activities are banned across the national territory for the rest of the electoral campaign."

As it happened: Bobi Wine takes Kyadondo...

Here's how the Kyadondo East by-election unfolded, eventually leading to Robert Kyagulanyi reigning supreme.

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