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Reuters/Pascal Rossignol

2015: the year in elections

For better or for worse, various countries around the world charted a new course last year. What lies ahead for 2016?
Voters line up in Nigeria’s recent election. It was deemed free, fair and relatively peaceful. EPA

Pockets of progress in Africa’s election landscape

Compared to other parts of the world, Africa is not a high-flyer in the area of election management. This can be attributed to the scourge of violence, fraud, corruption and intimidation.
Supporters of the presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari celebrating. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Buhari’s victory in Nigerian election has global significance

What appears to be a peaceful transference of presidential power in Nigeria – unprecedented in the country’s history – has global significance in the fight against cultist jihadism.

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