With few or no opportunities to emerge as candidates for elective offices—because they are too young or because they have limited experience—some young Africans are now actively campaigning for a...
2 Aug 2018
General elections could take place this year in at least 12 African countries. Despite myriad...
16 May 2017
As the results of The Gambia’s presidential election trickled in last December, incumbent President...
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...
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