Africa Elections

Zimbabwe’s ruling party endorses Mnangagwa for 2023 re-election

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has gave the go-ahead to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to run for a second five-year term in 2023, ...
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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to publish post-election violence report next week

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence that left six people dead and dozens injured in August ...
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Teen killed, Election depot torched as DRC Presidential campaign heats up

A teenager was shot dead in DR Congo's central Kasai region on Thursday as party faithful gathered to welcome one ...
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Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar signs peace accord

Nigeria's main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has signed an accord aimed at ensuring that next year's elections in the ...
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At Least two killed during DR Congo opposition rally, reports

At least two people have been killed and more than 40 injured after police attacked opposition supporters at a rally ...
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Nigeria Elections: Atiku snubs election peace deal, Buhari signs

The main opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential race, Atiku Abubakar, snubbed a peace pact signed by president Muhammadu Buhari and ...
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Why Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blames Barack Obama for his election loss

African politics have evolved since independence from colonial rule in the 1960s, with democracy understood and implemented in different ways ...
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Nobel Peace prize laureate Mukwege worried DR Congo Elections could

Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and ...
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DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila says won’t rule out return to power

President Joseph Kabila may have stepped aside for the moment, but he hasn’t ruled out a future run in the ...
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Nigeria’s Atiku Abubakar warns of vote-buying from Buhari’s ruling Party

The main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's election has advised Nigerians against selling their votes as concerns ...
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