At the centre of the persisting violence in the north-central region of Nigeria is bad governance.
The award-winning documentary - now on in South Africa - follows opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. But it spends too much time in meetings instead of giving insight into the bigger picture.
Thirty-six candidates were murdered since campaigning began in Mexico last September, including numerous members of the president’s own Morena party.
Removing funding from research-led projects puts people in highly vulnerable situations.
Uganda media houses pay low wages and offer few development opportunities for journalists, which makes reporters more susceptible to bribes.
Elections are getting less safe in democracies and nondemocracies alike. Last year was the bloodiest year for elections in decades, with 54% of all national votes marred by some kind of violence.
Civilian peacekeepers are trying to stop violence before it starts.
As Donald Trump continued to stoke his base with false allegations of a ‘rigged’ election, violence at the U.S. Capitol shows America has devolved into a fragile state.
If there’s not a clear winner of the November 3 election and the current president refuses to leave office, here are six scenarios that could play out.
Are the conditions ripe in the US for violence before, during or after the presidential election?
The occurrence of violence in Kenya is a joint production between political elites and ordinary citizens.
Political legacies generated during authoritarian rule have a tendency to transcend into the multiparty era.
During the campaign, partisans of all political stripes were responsible for the violence. But Frelimo supporters were far more aggressive and violent.
Nigerian print media played a crucial role in monitoring violence, and thereby deterring it.
After a long history of botched elections, Nigerians are hopeful that the 2019 poll results will be more credible.
Incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will be Mali’s next president but an unremarkable first term, and a flawed election, could put a dent in his legacy.
Winners and losers are both trying to win the West’s support for their view.
In a political environment where voters are increasingly attuned to instances of polling malpractice, African states are grudgingly adopting technology as a barrier to election fraud.
In America’s past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
Gabon has the lowest trust ratings of any election commission among the 36 African countries surveyed by Afrobarometer.