Cameroonian authorities arrested opposition leader Maurice Kamto on Monday, his lawyer said, after weekend protests that security forces dispersed with live bullets, wounding six people.
Supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi sang for the presidential candidate in Kinshasa on Saturday (January 19), as they awaited the final results of the country’s presidential election.
Continental leaders will gather at the African Union this week to discuss the disputed election in the DR Congo, a spokeswoman for the body said Wednesday.
The 2018 two-round elections in Madagascar were beset by allegations of fraud from both leading political parties and a contested result which may raise the risk of renewed political instability.
Political analyst Romeo Nkoulou Ella says the attempted coup in Gabon is just a tip of the iceberg regarding the succession of President Ali Bongo.
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