Elections

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 08:09
The most recent electoral victory for Bolivia’s ruling political party consolidates its political authority in the country.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 07:32
The rebel campaign has not moved the front line, but has created disruptions as the elections approach. Since the war started, SAF has been unable to make major gains, instead losing thousands of soldiers as well as valuable equipment.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 06:36
Extremist interpretations of Islam by marginalized communities in Nigeria have strong resonance as an avenue to address perceived injustices and economic inequalities. The dangers of extremism are especially pronounced in the Muslim-majority North which is substantially underdeveloped relative to other parts of the country.
Monday, April 6, 2015 - 06:52
The electoral commission reported a whopping 91.08% turnout. To no one’s surprise, the incumbent president won another five-year term, with 90.39% of the vote. Criticism by observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe passed largely unnoticed.
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 06:47
Karimov was re-elected to a fourth term, the second time he violated a constitutional two-term limit. Western observers criticized the election. The Uzbek president’s unrelenting pursuit of his critics has pushed peaceful opposition out of the country.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:47
Secretary of State congratulated the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March 28. He applauded on behalf of the U.S. all voters who showed patience and demonstrated their commitment to participate in the democratic process.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 06:36
As the vote count progressed in Nigeria on Tuesday, victory by former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari looked increasingly certain. To find out about the implications of this, DW spoke to analyst Manji Cheto.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 07:48
The United States and Britain said Monday that Nigeria’s election results “may be subject to deliberate political interference,” a harsh warning issued just as the official vote count began in a crucial election for Africa’s most populous country.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 07:07
Incumbent strongman Islam Karimov has won a universally predicted landslide with over 90 percent of the vote in Uzbekistan’s competition-free presidential election, according to preliminary results released by the Central Electoral Commission the day after the vote.
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 07:09
Nigerian voters turned out in the millions this weekend to make their choice of president, not put off by threats of violence or hours-long waits at many polling stations, due partly to untested biometric voter card technology which failed even the president.

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