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During a press conference on Monday in N'Djamena, Chad at the headquarters of the Transformateurs party of opposition leader Dr Succès Masra, he described the upcoming April 11 election as a masquerade. Accusing the regime of abuse, he presented the media with the remnants of ammunition that were fired by police at the political site.

Benin

Despite his earlier promises to govern for only a single term, Benin’s President Patrice Talon is standing for re-election on 11 April and looks to be heading towards victory. Talon’s economic record remains strong and he has sidelined the opposition.

Chad

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has ruled since 1990, is gearing up to take on his sixth mandate as head of state.

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Congo

It is a crushing victory and an unsurprising one. At the end of the first round of the presidential election held on Sunday 21 March, Denis Sassou Nguesso was re-elected for a fourth term as the head of Congo with 88.57% of the vote, according to provisional results announced on Tuesday by Raymond Zephirin Mboulou, the Minister of Interior. The turnout was 67.55%.

Congo

Leading opposition candidate says he’s ‘fighting death’ after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on eve of presidential election.

Niger

Mohamed Bazoum, the governing party’s candidate, was elected in the second round of the presidential election with 55.75% of the vote. He beat his opponent and a former president, Mahamane Ousmane.

Niger

Mahamane Ousmane insists ‘fraud’ committed ‘pretty much everywhere in all of Niger’s regions’ after results give victory to Mohamed Bazoum.

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Uganda

Voting has started in Uganda in fraught presidential and parliamentary elections with an internet blackout in place. Longtime President Yoweri Museveni is competing against opposition front-runner Bobi Wine, a pop star-turned-opposition leader. Security forces have killed more than 50 people in opposition rallies. Two-thirds of the country's registered voters are under the age of 30 and many feel disconnected from politics. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda

The the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bruising Ugandan election campaign has taken to social media, with the ruling party and opposition leaders seeking to mobilise voters and get their messages out.

Uganda

GENEVA - U.N. officials warn prevailing political conditions in Uganda are stacked against the likelihood of free and fair parliamentary and presidential elections later this week. The lead-up to Uganda’s national elections has been marred by increasing violence, numerous human rights violations, and restrictions imposed on opposition candidates and supporters.

Uganda

Uganda suspended all campaigning for January's presidential poll in the capital and 10 populous districts Saturday, citing coronavirus risks, but critics said the real reason was the opposition's popularity in these areas. The East African country is scheduled to hold a presidential election on January 14.

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