United Nations peacekeepers were out in force at polling stations throughout the Central African Republic (CAR) today as the country voted in presidential and legislative elections, a major step on...
30 Oct 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the people, Government and political...
8 Oct 2015
The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told the UN Security...
2 Apr 2015
Reports of revellers dancing on the streets of several cities across Nigeria to celebrate the...
16 Jan 2014
DAKAR, 16 January 2014 (IRIN) - Guinea-Bissau will hold elections on 16 March to end yet another...
15 Jan 2013
A “make or break” point for the country’s new leaders
15 Aug 2012
Voters queue up for a referendum on a new constitution in Kenya in 2010: Activists mobilized in...
15 Aug 2011
Trends are encouraging, but some polls still fall short
15 Aug 2010
After decades of military and one-party regimes, more African countries are now holding regular...
15 Oct 2006
While Ghana is an “oasis of peace and tranquility” in West Africa and is moving increasingly...
15 Jan 2006
Ambitious agenda for President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf