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Headlines: Joe Biden Steps Out of the Presidential Race

Political Changes and Election Agendas: The Global Landscape "Weakened by age and health struggles, the 46th President of the United States finally steps down," observes WakatSera in Burkina Faso. The president, who seemingly started to confuse days and nights, has to bow out. His team, filled with capable stand-ins, has scant time to warm up as the adversary, Donald Trump, is already prepared and fiery. Despite his resilience, at 81 years old, Joe Biden is relinquishing power. "Unlike a handful of African leaders,"…

Unrest Persists Among Members of the Presidential Party in the DRC

Division Within the DRC's UDPS Party Reaches Fever Pitch Amidst the political landscape of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), unity appears elusive within the presidential party, UDPS. Recent episodes have spotlighted significant internal discord. The General Secretary, Augustin Kabuya, finds himself under scrutiny. A faction of the party has leveled accusations of squandered resources and mismanagement against him. "Tensions have escalated dramatically," noted a party insider. The strain has grown palpable…

Algeria’s Election Commission Receives Submissions from 16 Presidential Candidates, Including Tebboune

Algeria's Electoral Body Reviews Presidential Candidacy Submissions from 16 Applicants, Including Incumbent Tebboune Algeria's electoral commission is gearing up for the presidential race, having just received candidate files from 16 hopefuls. Among the contenders is the sitting president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who is seeking another term. This upcoming election has the nation buzzing, as it signifies a potential shift or reinforcement in leadership. Each candidate has submitted the necessary paperwork and met the…

Trump’s Vice Presidential Choice Vance Dominates Spotlight at Republican Convention

JD Vance: From Middletown to National Spotlight Team Trump's running mate, Senator JD Vance, spotlighted his roots from an overlooked Ohio industrial town, pledging allegiance to the working class ahead of the November elections. Vance, 39, laid bare his rugged voyage from a tough upbringing to a Marine Corps stint, Yale Law, venture capitalism, and finally the U.S. Senate. Sharing his life story, he conveyed a deep understanding of daily hardships faced by many Americans. "Middletown, Ohio, was my battleground—a…

Tunisia’s Presidential Race: 58 Candidates Gear Up

58 Presidential Candidates Kick Off Campaign in Tunisia In Tunisia, the race for the presidential office has started with a noteworthy 58 candidates submitting their documents from July 29 to August 6. This data comes directly from the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE). Candidates need 10,000 endorsements, a spotless criminal record, and must be Tunisian, Muslim, and over 40 years old. The list is diverse, featuring several political adversaries who remain behind bars, yet can still run for office until…

Kagame Secures Landslide Victory for Fourth Term in Rwanda’s Presidential Election

Kagame Secures Fourth Term in Overwhelming Rwanda Presidential Election Victory In a staggering show of support, Rwandans have re-elected President Paul Kagame for a fourth term. This election resulted in a resounding victory for Kagame, demonstrating his widespread backing within the nation. Voters turned out in large numbers, making their voices heard at the ballots. "It's an undeniable endorsement of Kagame's leadership," remarked political analyst, Jean Bosco. Such a commanding win underscores the faith Rwandans place…

Presidential and parliamentary elections in Rwanda: in Kigali, strong

In Rwanda, the population votes on 15 July 2024 for the presidential and parliamentary elections. President Paul Kagame, in power for 24 years, is seeking a fourth five-year term. Only two other candidates were allowed to run against him: Democratic Green Party MP Frank Habineza and independent Philippe Mpayimana, while more critical candidates were excluded. In the capital, Kigali, polling stations have been very popular since they opened this morning at 05:00 UT.

Rwandans vote in presidential election as Kagame prepares to step down

Millions of Rwandans started voting Monday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with President Paul Kagame on course to assert victory and prolong his iron-fisted rule for one more 5 years. Rwanda's de facto ruler because the finish of the 1994 genocide and president since 2000, Kagame now faces solely two challengers, with a number of of his critics barred from operating. FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot stories.

Louisa Hanoune concedes defeat in Algeria’s Presidential election

Algerian Opposition Leader Withdraws from Presidential Election Renowned as a prominent figure in the opposition movement in Algeria, Louisa Hanoune, head of the Labor Party, has decided to pull out of the upcoming presidential race set for September 7. Not only has she withdrawn her candidacy, but her party will also refrain from partaking in the electoral process altogether. Hanoune cited the decision as a protest against what she deems as unfair and unjust conditions surrounding the election. Her announcement comes just…

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