Over 100 members of the moderate Islamist Ennahda movement have stepped down due to frustration with their party's leader. Meanwhile, international rights groups have slammed a "power grab" by President Kais Saied.
16 Mar 2020
The political crisis in Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party is deepening as a faction of the party has commenced statewide registration of members in the 226 wards in the state.
8 Nov 2019
Benin launches a new Constitution in a sign the political crisis that has shaken Benin for six months is calming. Changes to electoral law are among the reforms, as well as an amnesty for "criminal, delinquent and contraventional offences" as a result of post-election unrest.
5 Jun 2019
Violence erupted as thousands of Albanian protesters demanded an early election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union.
12 Aug 2017
President Donald Trump on Friday threatened a military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation in Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis.
22 Jan 2017
After 22 years in power, Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh has left the country, ending a political crisis that lasted for more than a month.