Mavroyiannis stakes claim for president

Former Cyprus problem chief negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis launched his campaign to become president, calling on Cypriots to back his independent candidacy, promising a progressive change in power. Mavroyiannis’ announcement is no surprise,

Opinion poll gives Christodoulides clear lead

The first opinion poll in the run-up to the Presidential Elections in 2023 indicates former Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides leads by nearly 20 percentage points. The opinion poll screened Thursday night by

The good, the bad and the unlikely

We’re exactly nine months away from the next presidential elections, and the game of musical chairs is well underway, with 10 candidates in the running. From primed politicians to professors, a human


On the campaign trail

The latest news on the campaign trail in the runup to the 2023 presidential elections is that leftist opposition AKEL seems to favour Andreas Mavroyiannis, a close associate of President Anastasiades whom


Foreign Minister resigns amid election fever

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides resigned Sunday amid speculation he will run for the 2023 presidential elections. “My resignation is the result of a series of events and views, public or otherwise,

DISY leader to run for president in 2023

Averof Neofytou, the President of Democratic Rally (DISY), the ruling party, announced his intention to stand in the 2023 Presidential Elections. DISY’s Supreme Council meets on March 12, 2022, to elect the

Early whiff of electioneering

Candidates are gradually surfacing with an interest to run in the next presidential elections. The trouble is that voters will be going to the polls 15 months from now, not next week