16 African countries go to polls in 2016: including Uganda, Zambia, DRC
2015 was a busy year for African elections and next year will be no exception. January kicks off with Nigeria’s gubernatorial poll, with would-be governors battling it out for a stake in the continent’s fastest-growing economy.
- Nigeria to hold gubernatorial elections
- C.A.R presidential & parliamentary runoff
- 15 million Ugandans to vote in general election: In January Yoweri Museveni will have been in power for 30 years
- Djibouti Presidential poll: unclear if Ismail Omar Guelleh will seek 4th term
- Chad’s opposition urging President Idriss Deby not to run
- Zambia: Edgar Lungu to seek a first full term
- R Congo: President Joseph Kabila may stand down after 15 years in power
NORTH AFRICA (Arab Spring Revolution nations)
- Egypt to hold local elections
- Libya to hold constitutional referendum
- Morocco to hold parliamentary poll
- Tunisia to hold municipal, regional elections
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