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Stacey Abrams Slams Brian Kemp’s ‘Desperate’ Hacking Claim

Stacey Abrams Slams Brian Kemp’s ‘Desperate’ Hacking Claim

Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s Democratic nominee for governor, lashed out against Republican challenger Brian Kemp on Sunday over his office’s 11th-hour claim that Democrats had attempted to hack into the state’s voter registration system. The office of Georgia’s secretary of state announced Sunday ― just two days before the midterm elections ― that it had opened […]

The Story Corner : This National Package

The Story Corner : This National Package

Ah! My people can you imagine? People are wicked o. I turned on my TV on one faithful day to discover that some people sent packages to some important people in the most reverend state in the world. I was shocked. You see these foreigners ehn, they have a way of just making unnecessary things […]

Ivory Coast’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Local Vote

Ivory Coast’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Local Vote

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s ruling alliance won a majority in local elections that were contested by its former coalition partner as political divisions in the world’s biggest cocoa grower widen ahead of a 2020 presidential vote. Ouattara’s Rally of Houphouetists for Democracy and Peace took 92 municipalities in the Oct. 13 election, the electoral […]

Cameroon Candidate Kamto Declares Victory, Ruling Party Denies

Cameroon Candidate Kamto Declares Victory, Ruling Party Denies

Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday’s presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya’s party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it. “I invite the outgoing president to organise a peaceful way to transfer power,” Kamto, who leads the Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon […]

The Story Corner : Better Don’t Kill Yourself

The Story Corner : Better Don’t Kill Yourself

I am back with my story and as usual, it is not gossiping o. I am just sharing what I heard, overheard, what I saw and some little things I didn’t see. Aren’t you learning? So, don’t even call me a gossiper. Story, Storryyy… Something happened in my country, precisely the largest city and most […]

INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive

INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive

The electoral commission, INEC, has declared the Osun State governorship election “inconclusive.” The declaration was made by Joseph Fuwape, the presiding officer of the election at the INEC headquarters in Osun. At the end of the collation of votes, the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, won majority votes of about 254,698 votes while Gboyega Oyetola of […]

Mali President Keita Wins Re-election With 67 Pct of Vote

Mali President Keita Wins Re-election With 67 Pct of Vote

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday. The victory hands Keita a second five-year term in the mostly desert West African country where militant violence and claims of fraud by the opposition marred […]

Zimbabwe’s Chamisa Challenges Election Result; Inauguration Halted

Zimbabwe’s Chamisa Challenges Election Result; Inauguration Halted

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, filed a court challenge on Friday against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory, halting Mnangagwa’s planned Sunday inauguration. The first election since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign after a coup in November had been expected to end Zimbabwe’s pariah status and launch an economic recovery but post-election unrest has […]

Bullet-Train Pledge, Splits Cost Zimbabwe Opposition in Vote

Bullet-Train Pledge, Splits Cost Zimbabwe Opposition in Vote

As Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa considers mounting a legal challenge to last week’s election results, he’s also counting the cost of fissures within his alliance and campaign pledges that made him appear out of touch with voters. Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the parliamentary and presidential ballots has left Chamisa’s Movement for Democratic Change without […]

Police Search For Motive After 49 Hurt in Zimbabwe Election Blast

Police Search For Motive After 49 Hurt in Zimbabwe Election Blast

Police said on Sunday 49 people were hurt in the explosion at Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s weekend election rally, with the number expected to rise, but they were still searching for a motive for the blast. Mnangagwa came to power in November after a de facto army coup forced his longtime mentor Robert Mugabe to […]

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