The year of “Democratic Elections” in Africa

For many African countries, 2017 was the beginning of a new era. Long-term rulers departed in Zimbabwe, Angola, and the Gambia; internal dissent, fiscal challenges, and increasing unemployment rates pressured many countries including Ethiopia and Nigeria; and a divided ruling party in South Africa showed an electorate disenchanted with liberation movements. Some of these internal…

via The eight African elections to watch out for in 2018 — Quartz

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