Tag: Madagascar


June 3, 2024 A weekly review of news and analysis of elections in Africa, usually posted on Mondays and occasionally updated throughout the week. South Africa’s Houses of Parliament in Cape Town. Photo credit: Wikimedia/I, PhilippN (CC BY-SA… Read More

Africa This Week: November 11, 2019

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Upcoming Africa ElectionsNigeria Kogi and Bayelsa State Governorships and Niger State Local Government – November 16, 2019Freedom House Rating: Party FreeGovernment Type: Federal Presidential RepublicPopulation: Nigeria – 203.5 million; Kogi State – 3.1 million; Bayelsa State – 1.7 million; Niger… Read More

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Upcoming ElectionsMali Parliamentary – Due June 2019 (postponed indefinitely) and Regional and Local – Due November 2019 (delays likely)Freedom House Rating: Partly Free – Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic Preparations for the upcoming elections, which have been delayed multiple… Read More

Africa This Week – May 27, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsMadagascar Parliamentary – May 27, 2019Foreign Brief: “The east African island nation of Madagascar holds elections for its 151-member National Assembly today. The elections come as over half of Madagascan MPs are suspected of corruption.” Le Monde… Read More

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

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