Global Statistics

All countries
40,559,729
Confirmed
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
29,792,370
Recovered
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
1,121,499
Deaths
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Elections

Trump and Biden hit the trail in a charged election week

Both men are working to rouse their political bases and appeal to the seemingly small number of...

Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for...

Guinea votes in tense election as President Conde seeks third term

Guinea goes to the polls as President Alpha Conde seeks a third term in a poll expected...

Ivory Coast opposition rallies against president’s third term bid

Incumbent President Alassane Ouattara announced in August he will seek another term following the sudden death of...

Trump won’t participate in virtual debate with Joe Biden

US President Donald Trump refuses to take part in the October 15 town hall debate if it...

Tanzania electoral commission suspends opposition campaign

The election body said in a statement that its ethics committee had found Lissu had made seditious...

Tanzanian electoral body reinstates opposition candidates

A statement by NEC released on Wednesday shows that a total of 67 candidates have been reinstated...

Algeria’s largest Islamist party to vote against constitutional changes

The Movement of Society for Peace announced its position on the constitution in a statement issued following...

Biden and Trump in fiery first US Presidential debate

The two men erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night over the coronavirus pandemic, city violence, job losses,...

Google says it will block all US election-related ads

Google says it will halt all election advertising after the polls officially close for the U.S. presidential...

Top Stories

South African health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for the virus on Sunday and are self- isolating at home and he is the fifth cabinet...

Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop his extradition

Alex Saab, the special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to halt the plan to extradite him from...

Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for life’. (The African Stand) — Vote counting is...

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips as Jose Mourinho will be looking back to bounce back from Sunday's draw with West...

Will Libya settle for elections or another transitional stage?

Since Muammar al-Gaddafi’s fall, Libya has entered several transitional stages but will the warzone country finally settle for elections? (The African Stand) — Calls have...

Hot Topics

Leeds 0-1 Wolves: Jimenez grabs winner at Elland Road

Leeds United 0-1 Wolves: Raul Jimenez grabs winner with a deflected strike at Elland Road after Romain Saiss had a goal chalked off by...

US lawmakers urge Egypt to free political prisoners

The warning comes two weeks before US elections in which President Donald Trump, who has formed a close alliance with Sisi, is trailing in...

Ivanovic shines as West Brom hold Burnley in a goalless draw

West Brom 0-0 Burnley: Clarets claim the first point of Premier League season in a goalless draw with newly-promoted Baggies. (The African Stand) — West...