Tunisia's democracy remains intact, with a conservative law professor and a populist media baron winning through to the second round of the presidential election.
A suspicious death in custody ends the unfortunate life of Egypt's first and only elected president.
South African voters have drifted a little towards the extremes of left and right, but the one-and-a-half party system remains firmly in place.
Progress results from South Africa's election show the ANC losing some ground but still unchallenged for supremacy.
South Africa goes to the polls to give its new president a mandate in his own right. Change may be on the way, but it comes slowly.
Change in the Middle East didn't finish with the Arab Spring. Algeria's president resigned this week, and his counterparts in Sudan and Turkey are under threat.
Two somewhat flawed elections at the weekend returned predictable results.
We'll have to wait another week for Nigeria's election. Logistical problems are blamed.
Africa's biggest election is on tomorrow, pitting an elderly incumbent against a lacklustre challenger.
Your guide to what to watch for on the electoral front in 2019.