Niger is holding its second democratic presidential elections after a military coup in 2010. Incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou promises to fight Islamist militancy and boost economic growth, but critics accuse of cracking down on the opposition.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
Results released by Rwanda's electoral commission have given incumbent President Paul Kagame nearly 99 percent of the vote in the national election. The win granted him a third term in office.
One hundred days after the election, only one in three French citizens is happy with Emmanuel Macron as president. But that doesn't mean it's over for him, argues DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
Kenyans and international observers hope that a breakout of violence like the one that shook the country in 2007 will be avoided this time. But the situation is universally described as very tense.
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