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Nigerias President Buhari To Return From Leave Allaying Health Fears

ABUJA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will return from leave on Saturday, a presidential aide said, easing concerns over the leader’s health in...

Loser In Mali Election Files Appeal To Overturn Results

BAMAKO – The losing candidate in Mali’s presidential election, Soumaila Cisse, said on Friday that he has lodged an appeal with the country’s...

Brazils Lula Should Have Political Rights Un Human Rights Committee

SAO PAULO – The U.N. Human Rights Committee on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Brazil Court Seen Keeping Lula Off Ballot But Party Could Win

BRASILIA – Brazil’s top electoral court has been handed a hot potato as it must decide whether the country’s most popular politician can run in...

Mali President Keita Wins Landslide Election Faces Uphill Struggle

BAMAKO – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a landslide victory in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the government said on Thursday,...

Mali President Keita Wins Re-election With 67 Percent Of Vote

BAMAKO – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of...

Mali President Keita Wins Re-election With 67 Percent Of Vote Official Result

DAKAR – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of...

Lula Registers For Brazil Race From Jail As Thousands Rally

BRASILIA – Brazil’s Workers Party registered jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday as its presidential candidate while he sat in...

Brazils Jailed Lula Registered As Presidential Candidate

BRASILIA – Brazil’s Workers Party registered imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday as its candidate for the October presidential...

Brazils Lula To Register As Presidential Candidate From Jail

BRASILIA – Imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday will be registered as a candidate for this year’s presidential election despite...