Stories about Elections

March 20, 2018

Fraud, Intimidation, and Repression: Uncertainty Surrounds the Election in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The coming months should therefore prove critical. Will Kabila respect the established electoral calendar?

February 26, 2018

2018 Editorial Goals: Is There a Way To Make Sense of How We Chose Presidents in Francophone Africa?

"Instead of waiting for the puzzling electoral results to overwhelm us, we will try to proactively examine the context of each election before to the frenzy of campaign season."

June 26, 2017

African Historical Figures the World Should Get to Know: Richard Ratsimandrava

Ratsimandrava holds the record for the second shortest mandate in history as President of the Republic: one week.

March 24, 2017

NATO's Legitimacy Undermined

* This post was originally written on GV en français and translated by Graham Perra. Donald Trump and Angela Merkel may have reiterated their support for NATO, the military alliance...

March 19, 2017

Should the world look more like Global Voices?

"how [can] Global Voices scale the trust we’ve built internally in our community to larger audiences outside [...] so we can make more of the world look like GV?"

March 14, 2017

How expats living in France see the country with the presidential elections fast approaching

Avant les élections présidentielles, vis ma vie d'expat.

March 10, 2017

GV Board Elections 2017: Mong Palatino

Dear friends and colleagues, Mabuhay! I am both happy and honored to be nominated as a staff representative in the Global Voices board.

March 9, 2017

GV Board Elections 2017: Annie Zaman

Hi, I am Qurratulain Zaman known to many as Annie, and to a few as Mimi’s mother (Um-e-Umaima). I am really honoured to be nominated to represent this lovely, diverse...

GV Board Elections 2017: Laura Vidal

Let's start a conversation about all of this in the comments bellow! What do you think a good representative would do?

March 6, 2017

GV Board Elections 2017: Nevin Thompson

My name is Nevin Thompson and I have been nominated as a community staff representative in the upcoming Global Voices board of directors elections being held March 16-20, 2017 (later...