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Electoral Commission (EC)

Sixty-two Parliamentary candidates to contest in Western Region

Sixty-two parliamentary candidates would contest the December 7, polls in the Western Region. Nine of the candidates are females and 53...
Yankah Nomination

Prof Yankah files nomination to contest Agona East Parliamentary election

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister in charge of Tertiary Education has filed his nomination to contest the Agona East Parliamentary seat with a call...
Donald Trump

Trump replaces campaign manager as polls show him falling further behind Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has replaced his campaign manager Brad Parscale with Bill Stepien, amid recent polls showing he...
Joe Biden

Biden surging ahead in some polls, but next U.S. president still far from certain

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is ahead in the polls, but experts said the winner of the 2020 race to the White House is...
Tema East Mp

Tema East MP wins NPP primaries

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema East has won a the slot to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 General...
Politics Voting

NPP Parliamentary Primaries begin in Northern and North East Regions

Polls have opened in the Northern and North East Regions to elect parliamentary nominees to stand on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) shakes hands with supporters during a campaign trail in Or Yehuda, Israel, on March 16, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told an Israeli news website Monday that if he is elected in Tuesday's national elections, "there will be no Palestinian state." (Xinhua/JINI/Dani Maron)

Israeli voters return to polls in record 3rd election within 1 year

by Keren Setton Israelis voted on Monday in the unprecedented third election within one year to decide whether sitting Israeli Prime Minister...
Person voting

International partners urge Somalia to fix issues in electoral law ahead of polls

The international partners have called on Somali leaders to iron out pending issues in the recently enacted electoral law ahead of the elections at...
Election in Ghana

Don’t go to the polls to cause havoc – Adam Bonaa

Mr Adam Bonaa, a Security Analyst has urged Ghanaians planning to cause havoc in the 2020 general elections to desist from the act as...
ballot boxes

Misunderstanding over placement of ballot boxes delays polls in Ketu South

Confusion over where ballot boxes were to be placed to ensure successful polls delayed New Patriotic Party parliamentary primaries in the Ketu South Constituency...
NPP Elections

NPP goes to polls on Saturday

The New Patriotic Party, will, on Saturday, September 28, hold parliamentary primaries across the country in 106 constituencies termed ‘orphan constituencies’. Orphaned constituencies, because the...

Facebook pulls down 687 pages belonging to India’s congress party ahead of polls

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to India's main opposition National Congress party. The company Monday said pages,...
Mohammed Lafiya New IGP

Nigerian police ban use of unaccredited vehicle during polls

Nigerian police issued an immediate ban on unauthorized use of unmarked cars and those with covered vehicle number plates across the country. The ban was...
Nigerian police

Nigerian Police very alert over possible clashes

Security agencies in Nigeria have intensified surveillance across the country to prevent civil disruptions ahead of the official release of polls results, a senior...
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Nigerian electoral body assures readiness for polls

Nigeria's electoral commission on Friday assured that it is more than ready for the rescheduled general election starting on Saturday. Mahmood...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC Polls Comes Off This Saturday February 23

Barring any last minute hitches, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would go to the polls on Saturday, February 23, to select a leader for...
Mohammed Lafiya New IGP

Nigerian police assures security ahead of polls

Nigeria's police chief Mohammed Adamu said on Thursday adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure safe, secure and conducive environment for...
ballot box

Nigeria warns against external interference in polls

Nigeria on Wednesday warned against foreign interference that could fuel crisis in the most populous African country, saying the forthcoming poll would be fair...
Nigerian police women

30,000 policemen deployed for polls in Nigeria’s economic hub

As the date for the upcoming presidential elections is getting closer, the authorities of Nigerian police announced deployment of 30,000-strong policemen to ensure security...
presidential aspirants

Nigeria: Presidential Candidates Reiterate the Need for Peaceful Polls

Nigeria's presidential candidates on Wednesday renewed their pledge for a peaceful election as the country prepares to hold general elections starting with presidential polls...

Fire Guts Down NIGERIA’S Electoral materials ahead of polls

Nigeria's electoral body said on Tuesday some sensitive electoral materials were destroyed by fire which broke out at its head office in the southern...

Maduro suggests early parliamentary polls to resolve Venezuela’s predicament

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Saturday proposed holding early elections for the National Assembly as a possible solution to the country's political crisis. Maduro said...

CJN suspension risks perceived credibility of polls – UK

The British High Commission expresses serious concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The UK issued the following statement: The British High...
President Muhammadu Buhar with former vice president Atiku Abubakar

Nigerian president says to embark on “aggressive campaign” ahead of polls

Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari has said he would soon embark on an "aggressive campaign" ahead of the country's presidential polls in February. Buhari, recently accused...
NPP Elections

Northern Regional NPP polls kicks off tomorrow

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates’ conference to elect new regional officers to lead the party in the Northern Region for the next...
NPP Elections

Western Region NPP express joy over peaceful polls

The Western Regional Elections Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has applauded members of the party for the peaceful and successful delegates’ conference...
Person voting

South Sudan would go to polls ahead security challenges

South Sudan would go ahead with general elections in case it fails to reach an agreement with the various opposition groups in the next...
Skripals Black Persian killed and two guinea pigs found dead,...are you kidding

Public opinion polls on Skripals Black Persian killed and two guinea pigs found dead

For those unfamiliar with the situation or had been used for political ends: Shortly after the Russian Embassy in London posed the question on what...
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses crowd on Sept. 1, 2017

Kenya’s political parties step up publicity war ahead of polls

The main political parties in Kenya's repeat presidential polls scheduled for Oct. 17 have stepped up a war of publicity that is bordering on...
Nairobi Securities Exchange

Local investors dominate trading at Nairobi bourse ahead of polls

Local investors dominated trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Friday, pushing up equity turnover marginally ahead of the Aug. 8 elections. The investors'...