Peter Penar is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University and research assistant for Afrobarometer.
West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
With at least 25 African countries conducting national elections in 2016-2017, great attention is being focused on election management bodies.
Gabon has been rocked by violent protests since the results of its presidential election were declared. This shouldn’t come as a surprise.