Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is being urged to remain impartial and transparent and ensure the conduct of Saturday’s general elections conforms with international best practices.
A set of paintings that were attributed to Adolf Hitler have failed to find buyers at a highly controversial auction. The sale took place after a number of paintings were seized on suspicion they were fake.
Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday declared rape and sexual violence a "national emergency" with life imprisonment for perpetrators attacking minors, after an outcry over the level of sexual violence in the country.
In an unprecedented move, Thailand's Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi has been nominated as prime minister for the country's long-delayed general elections by Thai Raksa Chart, a party founded by allies of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.