As the results of The Gambia’s presidential election trickled in last December, incumbent President Yahya Jammeh realised his power was slipping away. Indeed, final results showed that a newcomer, 51...
16 May 2017
Sometime last year, three African countries—Burundi, the Gambia and South Africa—signalled their...
24 Feb 2017
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo was inaugurated as the ninth president of Somalia in a colourful...
18 Nov 2016
The rapid expansion of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa since 1990 has been accompanied by widening...
5 Aug 2016
After Kenya’s election in 2013, a challenge by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga made its way...
31 Dec 2015
United Nations peacekeepers were out in force at polling stations throughout the Central African...
30 Oct 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the people, Government and political...
8 Oct 2015
The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told the UN Security...
2 Apr 2015
Reports of revellers dancing on the streets of several cities across Nigeria to celebrate the...
16 Jan 2014
DAKAR, 16 January 2014 (IRIN) - Guinea-Bissau will hold elections on 16 March to end yet another...
15 Jan 2013
A “make or break” point for the country’s new leaders
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