Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in quitting power before any new election.
As election preparations get into full swing in Botswana, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has officially dissolved parliament.
Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s already tough re-election bid got tougher this week when the country’s ethics watchdog delivered a scathing rebuke less than 10 weeks before the October vote.
South Africa could see independent candidates contesting elections at both national and provincial levels in future. That’s if the New National Movement has its way.
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday