A failure to link current and past electoral problems is leading the country down a democratic dead end.
The electoral commission and the state apparatus have prevented a level playing field ahead of the polls.
The nationwide campaign for accountable, responsible policing could help address violent extremism.
Why did some police officials blatantly disregard the fundamental liberties protected by South Africa’s constitution?
Exploiting public office to win elections is common but Madagascar and Cabo Verde are making polls more fair.
Regional leaders should prevent crises related to power transfers and restore some sense of accountability in African politics.
Magufuli approaches elections buoyed by victory in the local polls and a solid track record on the economy.
Detention centres and corrupt coast guards prey on migrants, but the EU continues to support Libyan border authorities.
Tensions in both countries relating to Ethiopia’s Tigray regional state are hampering progress.