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.
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat called Friday for the results of Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential vote to be respected, as tensions grow over delays in the counting process.
Burundi’s military says it will ask for a proportionate number of soldiers to be withdrawn from each African Union member country, rather than solely Burundian soldiers.
An ex-president of Madagascar and the man who removed him in a 2009 coup compete to become the island state’s next leader in a run-off election on Wednesday.