Elections

ELECTION UPDATE: Uganda’s date with destiny

Ugandans are going to the polls today (Thursday, 14th January 2021) to decide whether 76-year-old Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who...

Democracy in Africa: a reflection on Uganda’s electoral process

By Joan Atuhaire On 14th January 2021, Ugandans will go to the polls to elect a president to lead...

The Role of Social Media in the 2021 Ugandan Elections featuring Songa Stone

The proliferation of smartphone devices has led to more meaningful access to the internet as more Ugandans are using...

Will Ghana shine once more as a beacon of democracy in Africa?

By Ebenezer Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi Across a continent wrought with several instances of violent elections, the West African nation of...

PODCAST: Election Violence and Police Brutality Against opposition Candidates and their Supporters in Uganda

Uganda’s campaign season for the elections slated for 14th January 2020. In this episode, I focus on the harassment...

Three years after the fall of Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as president on the 24th November 2017 to replace president Robert Mugabe...

America’s Colonial Election

The political stalemate in the United States challenges many of the commonly held notions about democracy in the nuclear-armed,...

Tension and fear of violence as Côte d’Ivoire goes to the polls

Côte d’Ivoire goes to the elections this morning even as tension and fear grip the country. The battle for...

ELECTIONS UPDATE: Tanzanian Opposition Vows To Reject Poll Verdict

Tanzania’s main opposition party Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) has vowed to reject the outcome of Wednesday’s general...

Tanzania Decides Amid Allegations Of Plot to Rig The Polls

29 million registered voters in Tanzania are today (28.10.2020) expected to cast their ballots in a presidential election pitting...

Cameroon: Kamto threatens, the government panics

Following the call for demonstration by Maurice Kamto, calling for the removal of Paul Biya from power after 38...

The African Union has no electoral lessons to give the DRC

As a Congolese, I rebel against some statements made around the world about elections in the DRC. Everyone gets...

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