Somaliland looks like a model case of democratic self-determination. Does that explain why it's ignored by the west?
Zimbabwe's president is declared the winner after delays and violent protests.
Zimbabwe has held its first post-Mugabe election, but results are yet to be released.
Election news from around the world. This week: Costa Rica, Egypt, Sierra Leone and New Caledonia.
South Africa's odd constitutional structure witnesses another change at the top.
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
Another step forward for democracy in West Africa, but it brings reminders of a brutal civil war.
Another disputed presidential election shows Kenyan democracy to be somewhat shaky but still functional.
Conflict looms in Gambia over a contested election result, but it's likely to be very one-sided.
More world electoral news (an occasional feature). Today Macedonia, Bulgaria, Italy and Gambia.