A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.
Algeria will hold a presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency said on Wednesday after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
The runner-up in Senegal’s presidential election has accepted the outcome of the vote in which President Macky Sall has been named the victor.
Civil society groups monitoring Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary election said on Monday that 39 people have been killed in violence linked to the vote.
Senegal’s Macky Sall, a stolid 56-year-old ex-geologist who challenged his former mentor to become president, has big plans to take his country “further and higher” on the path to development.