In a grainy black-and-white photograph, two young Nigerian Army officers play draughts, their faces a study in concentration. Behind them, another man looks on.
Felix Tshisekedi is to be sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, marking the country’s first-ever peaceful handover of power after chaotic and bitterly-disputed elections.
Offenders at the Polokwane Correctional Centre have expressed delight at being granted the opportunity to register to vote.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger on Sunday faced accusations of arrogance, disrespect and elitism.
Leaders from Southern Africa and the Great Lakes region have warned against any external interference into the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where recent elections are being contested, causing tension