Tag: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Africa This Week – July 1, 2019

Africa This Week – June 24, 2019

Africa This Week – March 25, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsSouth Africa General – May 8, 2019John Campbell at the Council on Foreign Relations: “South Africa’s national elections will take place on May 8. Looking toward that event, the African national Congress (ANC) and its leader, state president Cyril… Read More


Upcoming ElectionsNigeria General – February 16, 2019Bloomberg: Nigeria’s Brutal Choice: Former Dictator or Alleged Kleptocrat Caleb Okereke profiles long-shot presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore in African Arguments: “Sowore, backed by the African Action Congress (AAC) party, is determined to… Read More

Africa This Week – February 4, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsNigeria General – February 16, 2019BBC reports: “Nigeria’s vice-president has said he is “safe and sound” after surviving a helicopter crash as he was on his way to an election campaign rally.” Presidential candidate Oby (Obiageli) Ezekwesili… Read More

Africa This Week – January 28, 2019

On deck: Nigeria general (February 16); Senegal presidential (February 24); Madagascar parliamentary (March); Nigeria Rivers state gubernatorial and state legislature (March 2); Guinea legislative (overdue – mandates of current legislators expired January 13 – date not set for… Read More

Africa This Week – January 13, 2019

Upcoming Elections In addition to the elections below, we’re watching: Chad legislative and local (president has said they they will happen in the first half of 2019, but they have already been delayed several times and could be… Read More

Africa – December 10, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the NewsDemocratic Republic of the Congo General – December 23, 2018Washington Post reports: “Congo may be approaching its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power in nearly 60 years, but Joseph Kabila, who has been president… Read More