Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
Since the demand for resources far outmatches the patronage available, Lesotho’s political arena has become brutally competitive.
For the first time since independence, Namibia's ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
The independent strategic review, now before the Security Council, recognises many of the challenges ahead. But it appears overly sanguine about what can be achieved within a three-year period.
Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle.
The Khamas have dominated Botswana's politics since the 1870s, but they are now a discredited, spent force.
The unstable authoritarian pathway that many post-colonial African states followed was facilitated by the way in which European empires undermined democratic elements within African societies.
Popular theories of high-level electoral conspiracy shaped the emergence of new political orientations
The splintering in Renamo has its origins in the unexpected death last May of Afonso Dhlakama, its leader of 39 years.
Western perceptions of what's happening in Tunisia differ sharply with Tunisia's daily reality: the truth is that its political transformation is in trouble.
The survey findings show that people who had taken part in protests over the last five years were more likely to vote for opposition parties.
The election's result endorses other evidence that trust in South Africa’s constitutional settlement and its political institutions is steadily declining.
Africa's democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
It's an achievement in itself that Malawi is holding its sixth multi-party national elections since its transition from dictatorship under former President Kamuzu Banda.
South Africa's polls have been praised for adhering to international election best practice. But, they are not without problems.
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
Countries that regulate political party funding do so to preserve their sovereignty and integrity of domestic politics.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
The DRC's Constitutional Court has upheld Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win.