More countries in Africa are holding “democratic” elections than ever before with 31 of the continents’ countries holding national votes in 2018 and 2019 alone. However, there are distinctly undemocratic themes that taint the vast majority of votes across African
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) electoral commission has delayed the country’s presidential election by a week after telling candidates it’s unable to hold the poll on time.
Uganda is unlikely to achieve middle-income status by 2020, according to Finance Minister Matia Kasaija – despite repeated claims from President Yoweri Museveni in recent years.
Kenya Olympic running hero Kip Keino handed himself over to police on Thursday, amidst accusations of corruption and abuse of office.
Security forces in Ethiopia killed four protesters in the country’s eastern Somali region, according to witness reports.
At least 15 people have been killed in a fire at a market in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
Ethiopia’s parliament has sworn in Abiye Ahmed as the country’s new prime minister.
Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in as Ethiopia’s new prime minister on Monday, parliament has confirmed.
The United Nations (UN) is calling for investigations into the killing of anti-government protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday.
South Sudan’s army and rebel fighters have accused each other of violating a ceasefire agreed by both sides, just hours after it came into effect.