Hamza Mohamed

Hamza Mohamed

Middle East

Thousands remain in need of humanitarian aid in Sudan's Darfur

Fighting has lessened after more than 15 years of conflict in the region, but more than one million remain displaced.

Thousands remain in need of humanitarian aid in Sudan's Darfur

Afghanistan

Young tech-savvy Afghans switch to online shopping

Afghans shun crowded bazaars to shop online, but fragile security and an old address system complicate business.

Young tech-savvy Afghans switch to online shopping

Afghanistan

Polls close in Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections

Parliamentary polls, the third since the Taliban's fall in 2001, saw large numbers of voters cast their ballots.

Polls close in Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections

Afghanistan

Afghanistan extends voting after polling stations fail to open

Afghans given more time because process was slowed by lack of voting materials as staff struggled with biometric system.

Afghanistan extends voting after polling stations fail to open

Afghanistan

Afghan voters head to the polls amid security threats

Close to nine million Afghans have registered to take part in the vote, but concerns abound over the threat of attacks.

Afghan voters head to the polls amid security threats

Asia

'It is time': Afghanistan's female candidates promise change

This year, a total of 417 women are campaigning for a seat in the 250-member Afghanistan parliament.

'It is time': Afghanistan's female candidates promise change

Asia

Afghanistan: Kandahar elections delayed by a week after killings

The delay was caused by the assassination of General Abdul Raziq and intelligence chief of the province.

Afghanistan: Kandahar elections delayed by a week after killings

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Chamisa rejects Mnangagwa's poll win, vows legal action

Nelson Chamisa says will pursue 'legal and constitutional' means, but Emmerson Mnangagwa hails 'free and fair' election.

Zimbabwe: Chamisa rejects Mnangagwa's poll win, vows legal action

Africa

Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner

ZANU-PF leader hails 'a new beginning' but opposition says release of 'unverified fake' results was 'regrettable'.

Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner

Africa

Death toll rises as tense Zimbabwe awaits election results

Police say six people killed in post-vote violence as electoral commission urged to release figures as soon as possible.

Death toll rises as tense Zimbabwe awaits election results

Africa

Tense calm as Zimbabwe awaits results of presidential election

The UN expresses concern over deadly post-election violence, calling on both sides to exercise restraint.

Tense calm as Zimbabwe awaits results of presidential election

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Three dead in Harare amid election unrest

At least three people died on Wednesday after opposition protest against election results turned violent.

Zimbabwe: Three dead in Harare amid election unrest