World Politics Review senior editor Robbie Corey-Boulet (West Africa 2014-2016) analyzes stories making headlines on the African continent. He discusses Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s chaotic campaign for re-election, which capped an unstable first term. He also briefs readers on intimidation at the polls in Zimbabwe ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections and how Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he plans to embrace multi-party democracy.

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