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US President Donald Trump and his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, hit the road on Sunday, two days before the election, matching their ground game with a blitz of social media activity.
The Development Committee of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Annual Meetings 2020 has called on the multilateral organisations to support and accelerate a resilient recovery centered on jobs and economic transformation.
Members of the European Parliament were highly critical of EU countries offering citizenship through investment programmes following revelations by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that showed criminals could possibly buy Cypriot passports.
With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Hackers from Russia, China, and Iran are targeting individuals and organizations involved in both Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns, according to a new security report from Microsoft. The tech giant says the “majority” of the attacks it’s detected have been unsuccessful, but it’s working with targets who have been compromised.
Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, leader of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP), was re-elected for a second four-year term as prime minister of Mongolia on Thursday.
Slovak opposition led by the Ordinary People party (OLANO) won an emphatic victory in the country’s parliamentary election, as voters angry with graft routed the ruling center-left Smer that has dominated the political scene for more than a decade.
The leader of Austria’s conservatives Sebastian Kurz was sworn in Tuesday as the world’s youngest democratically elected leader, at the head of an unlikely coalition with the Greens following the collapse of his previous alliance with the far-right.
Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn-in as the new prime minister of Sri Lanka on Thursday following his brother’s victory in the presidential election, officials said.
Television projections declared the Liberals winners or leading in 157 of the nation’s 338 electoral districts, versus 121 for his main rival Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives, after polling stations across six time zones closed.
Canadians vote in a general election Monday with polling predicting a minority government as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party risks losing its majority or even being kicked out of office.
Switzerland's Green opposition parties gained significant voter shares in Sunday's national election, while the dominant anti-immigration People's Party lost some of its support.
Spain’s King Felipe VI has decided not to grant acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez or any other politician a mandate to form a government, increasing the likelihood of fresh elections.
Austrian vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor.
Heinz-Christian Strache, Austria's vice chancellor and leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), has been filmed apparently discussing state contracts to an individual posing as a representative of a Russian oligarch in return for political backing.
Malawi's former president Joyce Banda has pulled out of the May 21 presidential race and endorsed opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera who heads the Malawi Congress Party.
A survey has reportedly revealed that former Malawi president Joyce Banda is the "most trusted" political leader in the southern African country, despite being mired in the worst corruption scandal dubbed Cashgate.
Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, was on Thursday reelected as her People's Party's (PP) leader to lead it into next year's national elections.
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Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has advocated for a dynamic approach of the Nigerian educational system to produce employees with skills and ability to handle complex jobs and create opportunities for others.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has busted an alleged illegal maize flour production outfit in Potiskum town of Yobe.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Volkan Bozkir, has added his voice to the growing condemnation of Friday's abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Zamfara, Northwest Nigeria.
Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s most populous nation, officials and residents said.
Guinea will launch an Ebola vaccination drive Tuesday after a flight delayed by a Saharan dust storm arrived carrying thousands of jabs, as the West African country fights to stamp out a resurgence of the deadly virus.
The newly promoted Deputy Inspectors General of Police, Tijani Baba, Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim, and Moses A. Jitoboh, were Monday decorated with their new ranks.
The price per litre of kerosene was highest in Benue, Taraba, and Lagos States in January, selling at N441.67, N430.00 and N402.67 respectively, the National Bureau of Statistics has said.