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Leader’s giant gold statue of local dog

Turkmenistan’s president has bestowed his favourite dog breed with the highest honour — a giant golden statue. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov unveiled […]

Sex abuse report fingers Popes John Paul, Benedict

Theodore McCarrick, a former archbishop of Washington DC, was expelled from the priesthood after the Vatican concluded its investigation last […]

Magufuli sworn in after disputed poll

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has been sworn in for a second term following his victory in last week's disputed election.

Biden: ‘We’re on track to win this election’

“We knew this was going to go long, but who knew we would go into maybe tomorrow morning, maybe even […]

US Election 2020: Americans choose between Trump and Biden

Americans are voting in one of the most divisive presidential elections in decades, pitting incumbent Republican Donald Trump against his […]

Tanzania elections: Main opposition parties demand fresh vote

Tanzania's two main opposition parties have demanded fresh elections, after denouncing Wednesday's presidential vote as fraudulent.

Magufuli wins a second term presidency amid rigging claims

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has won re-election with a landslide victory in a poll that the opposition has described as fraudulent.

Uganda bans election monitoring group ahead of presidential polls

The authorities in Uganda have banned a coalition of more than 60 organisations formed to monitor the country’s 2021 general […]