Fidelis Mbah

Fidelis Mbah

Africa

Nigeria presidential election: Abubakar will run against Buhari

The opposition, led by ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, plans to beat President Muhammadu Buhari in the February polls.

Nigeria presidential election: Abubakar will run against Buhari

Cameroon

Polls open in Cameroon as President Biya seeks seventh term

Six million to vote against a backdrop of unprecedented violence in the country's English-speaking regions.

Polls open in Cameroon as President Biya seeks seventh term

Africa

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Restoration of diplomatic relations among Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia signals an end to region's conflict.

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

South Sudan

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

Affected by the civil war, the country's oil output is expected to reach 210,000 barrels per day by the end of 2018.

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

Africa

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Top court rejects legal challenge by MDC, which alleged the vote was rigged in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Uganda

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

President Museveni has taken to social media to justify the detention of opposition politicians and their backers.

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

Africa

Nigeria: Growing demand for youth inclusion in politics

More young people have indicated an interest to contest the presidency after a reduction of the age limit to 35.

Nigeria: Growing demand for youth inclusion in politics

South Sudan

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Former foes Kiir and Machar have three months to form a transitional government once a final peace deal is signed.

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Africa

As Jean-Pierre Bemba returns, DRC opposition eyes a shot at power

Congolese leader whose war crimes convictions were overturned in June returns to take part in presidential election.

As Jean-Pierre Bemba returns, DRC opposition eyes a shot at power

Mali

Mali elections 2018: Why presidential vote matters

Malians set to pick their president in a vote against a backdrop of fragile security and calls for economic improvement.

Mali elections 2018: Why presidential vote matters

Africa

How the diaspora influenced 2017's elections in Africa: report

Study highlights how Twitter debate was shaped by voices from outside the continent when polls were contested.

How the diaspora influenced 2017's elections in Africa: report

South Sudan

South Sudan president, rebels disagree over mandate extension

Parliament votes to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir until 2021, a move opposition dubbed illegal.

South Sudan president, rebels disagree over mandate extension