Tag: campaign

Nigeria lowers minimum ages for political office

Nigeria lowers minimum ages for political office

Butchers give British PM May the cold shoulder at campaign stop

British Prime Minister Theresa May was met with a chorus of boos and shouts of "vote Labour".

Kenya President Kenyatta launches campaign amid concern over violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his official campaign for reelection with a rally in Nairobi on Monday.

Nigeria joins African Union campaign to end child marriage

Nigeria launched this week a nationwide drive to end child marriage by pushing for policies that protect girls' rights

Ghana opposition makes bold election promise of billon-dollar spending

The money would be used to alleviate poverty by installing basic services such as electricity, running water and sanitation.

Outbreak of yellow fever in DR Congo could go global

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared a yellow fever epidemic in June after the haemorrhagic virus spread from Angola.