Opposition supporters arrested in Mauritania during clashes after the disputed presidential election have been released following official confirmation of the ruling party’s victory, security and justice sources told AFP.
Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure, Bobi Wine, on Thursday said he was ready to take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 elections despite a string of arrests seen as a bid to silence him.
Algeria’s constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday.
Tunisia’s secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its President on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections.
In his first public remarks since his appointment, United States Special Counsel Robert Mueller confirmed his report’s main findings of Russian interference in the 2016 election but did not clear President Donald Trump of wrongdoing.