The opposition in Gabon strongly disputes the outcome and says votes were manipulated.
UPDATED: US tells citizens to stay indoors, as Museveni challenger Besigye arrested after troubled Uganda polls
The arrest - the third for the opposition politician in a weeks - seem to be part of a bid to stop the opposition from releasing their results tally
UPDATED: Vote count begins after opposition leader detained on day of chaotic Uganda vote, and social media blocked
The long delays occurred especially in the capital Kampala, where the opposition usually gains many votes
Bras, panties, viagra: When it comes to bizarre gifts-for-votes Zimbabwe's politicians take the biscuit
Zimbabwean voters can also expect meat bribes, shoes, petticoats, and torches as gifts from politicians trying to win their favour.
Guide to stealing elections in Africa; a snapshot of some of the worst cases, and what democrats should look out for
Strategies are numerous – from tampering with the electoral roll, bullying opposition leaders, mathematical abracadabra, to just refusing to go.