Police and protesters have clashed in three cities in Malawi during countrywide demonstrations over the disputed result of last month’s presidential election.
A presidential election in Kazakhstan won by the hand-picked successor to the country’s long time ruler showed little respect for democracy, foreign monitors said on Monday.
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, whom exit polls showed winning Sunday’s presidential election in Ukraine, follows several celebrities — from US actor Ronald Reagan to Liberian footballer George Weah — who nabbed top political jobs in their countries.
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.
Algeria will hold a presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency said on Wednesday after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.