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14 May
There's political upheaval in Nigeria after ten government officials step down, signalling their interest in the 2023 elections. And Somalia prepares for a presidential poll this weekend, after months of delays. Sunday's winner will have no shortages of challenges, as the country faces an Islamist insurgency, famine, and drought. Finally, in Niger, anti-corruption NGOs file a legal complaint over the government's accounting. They allege that over 95 million euros of state funds are missing.
4 Dec 2021
On 19th December, Chile heads to the polls to choose a new president. The run-up to the elections have been deeply polarising, and the country's feminists fear that the unexpected frontrunner - far-right lawyer José Antonio Kast - could set women rights back by decades.
11 Aug 2021
As Zambia ramps up for general elections, incumbent leader Edgar Lungu inaugurates a gleaming new Chinese funded airport terminal. He will be facing rival Hakainde Hichilema who says Lungu has led the country into unsustainable debt. One of the missing Chibok girls reunites with her family after seven long years. And the winner of Burkina Faso's Olympic medal is given a hero's welcome as he returns home from Tokyo.
10 Nov 2020
Polling stations open in Ivory Coast for presidential elections after a campaign marked by inter-community violence. Two of the four candidates are boycotting the vote over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term.
22 Dec 2019
Algerians cast their votes at a polling station in Algiers in the presidential elections.
13 Aug 2019
Governor El Rufai kicks against zoning ahead of 2023 presidential elections.
20 Feb 2019
Dogara tackles Buhari ahead of presidential elections.
15 Feb 2019
Nigeria’s choice: battle of the old guard in crucial presidential elections.
15 Feb 2019
Atiku's final campaign message before the 2019 presidential elections.
12 Feb 2019
It is exactly 5 days to Nigeria's presidential elections. Emeka Izeze, Former Managing Director and Editor in Chief of the Guardian Newspapers Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss the issues on the front burner.

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