In surpassing opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi has done what many Ugandans thought impossible. But can he topple Museveni?
The tensions that had been simmering between the Tigray People's Liberation Front and the Abiy administration eventually boiled over.
For every office holder who may lose a seat because they are prosecuted, another job opens up.
After endless, futile negotiations with the Kabila camp, Tshisekedi appears to have finally recognised the limits of the coalition government and has lost patience.
Many things have to change for Nigeria's federal system to work and accommodate its diverse citizens' interests
Magufuli took a populist approach in trying to woo voters away from an invigorated opposition, and when that didn't work he reported to oppressive tactics.
As key opposition members lose seats in their strongholds, it is clear that Tanzania's ruling party is set to establish a super-majority that will institute a deeper authoritarian agenda.
The country has built a fairly good reputation for well-functioning, democratic governance.
Kenya’s constitution-making process has exhibited a gyration pattern that often starts with a belief that governance reforms can rectify the country's problems, but ends up as a power struggle.
Debate is raging as to whether Uganda can hold a scientific election, preceded by mass media and digital campaigns.
A united opposition could create enough momentum to unseat incumbent John Magufuli from power.
Glaring capacity gaps aside, the failure to curb COVID-19 is not so much due to a lack of technical know-how but to a particular view of the world.
The ruling elites in parts of Africa are destabilising efforts to maintain order by living by their own rules
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail's pace.
Will President Pierre Nkurunziza peacefully relinquish office after the May poll?
The former president's stranglehold on the press made it very difficult for journalists to do their jobs.
Many believe that it is only a return to the country's two-state federation that will end the conflict and break the impasse.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
Ethiopia's new political outfit could bring minority groups into the centre of power.
South Africa and Nigeria have had a turbulent relationship dating back to the early 1990s.