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Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Patrons of the Borno State chapter of the Nigerian League of Women Voters have charged the league to, as a matter of priority, fight for the fulfillment of all electioneering campaign promises by politicians to women and children in the state. They also charged the league to, in spite of the predicaments the persistent security […]

As Cameroon Votes, Thousands Are Silenced By Violence

As Cameroon Votes, Thousands Are Silenced By Violence

It was the nine corpses left by the roadside after a gunfight that made Honrne Waba flee her village in Northwest Cameroon in May and hide in the bush. When weeks later she learned that her house had been burned down with all her belongings inside, she decided to leave the region altogether. “I felt […]

Tunisians Vote In First Free Municipal EBlections

Tunisians Vote In First Free Municipal EBlections

Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first free municipal elections, another step in a democratic transition that has become marred by disappointment over a lack of jobs and economic opportunities. The Islamist Ennahda and secular Nidaa Tounis parties, which form a coalition at national level, are expected to dominate the polls for 350 municipalities. Tunisia […]

Erdogan’s Bid for More Power Awaits Outcome of Turkish Vote

Erdogan’s Bid for More Power Awaits Outcome of Turkish Vote

Turkish voters will decide on Sunday whether to endorse President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bid to centralize power in his hands in the most radical shake-up since the republic was formed 93 years ago. Opinion polls this month showed the referendum was too close to predict after two months of campaigning that divided Turks and damaged […]

How women voted on Super Tuesday

How women voted on Super Tuesday

Women make up more than 50 percent of the electorate, and we all know Democrats will throw around the “war on women” meme during the general election, especially if Hillary Clinton is their nominee. This makes it interesting to see just how women have been voting during the primaries, so here’s the breakdown from Super […]