Why was electoral commission official Chris Msando tortured and killed just days before the Kenyan elections?
Activists marched through Nairobi to protest against the murder of election commission official Christopher Msando just days ahead of the polls.
The body of Chris Msando has been identified at the city morgue, according to IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati.
This week Rwandans head to the polls to vote for their next president.
The poll will mark the end of the 38-year rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos who is not running for reelection.
Nigeria's 1999 constitution stipulates that the president has to be at least 40, while senators and state governors have to be aged 35 or above
Zambia has become increasingly ruled by fear under President Edgar Lungu.
There is little doubt that Rwanda's President Paul Kagame will win the elections on August 4, as his government leaves no room for opposition.
"So this is Africa. And we do not expect anyone to impose on us their means of observing elections or to give lectures," said Foreign Minister Chicoti
The MDC party had planned a march against voter registration centres which it says favour long-ruling President Robert Mugabe.
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.
As in 2013, the race for Kenya's presidency is between Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga
The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations.
Hichilema was arrested in April for allegedly failing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's motorcade.
Lesotho's army has often been accused of interfering in politics and its unexpected deployment during the vote caused heavy criticism.
The DRC has more internally displaced persons than any other country. That’s due to numerous violent conflicts – fuelled by a political crisis.
In Nigeria, Biafra has long been remembered as a former independent state at the centre of a bitter civil war.
Different French presidents over the past six decades, the French have been faithful to neo-colonial roots
Controversy is her middle name, but Nyanzi refuses to shy away from confronting some of the most feared politicians in Uganda with her unorthodox wit.
Gambia's justice minister claims former leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50-million from state coffers via a state telecoms company.