Senegalese voters headed to the polls on Sunday for an election President Macky Sall is expected to win after strong economic growth in his first term, although rights groups criticise him for squeezing out rivals.
Millions of Nigerians have ascended to the various voting stations across the country to perform their civic rights and choose the country’s leader for the next four years.
Senegal goes to the polls Sunday in a presidential contest that incumbent Macky Sall, facing unusually few challengers in a country fond of vigorous political debate, is confident of winning in the first round.
A tribunal on Monday ordered Nigeria’s top judge to appear for trial on Feb. 13 in a case that has raised fears of interference in next month’s presidential election, after an appeals court cleared the way for the hearing to begin.
Supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi sang for the presidential candidate in Kinshasa on Saturday (January 19), as they awaited the final results of the country’s presidential election.