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.
There's a lot happening in the electoral world. Today Romania, France, Iceland and Ghana; part II to follow tomorrow.
Donald Trump's victory comes courtesy of the electoral system, not the voters' choice. And that's not something unusual.
Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee, after his last major rival conceded in Indiana. That, plus updates from Ireland, Iran and Equatorial Guinea.
Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.
So is Azerbaijan in Europe or not? What about Turkey? Iceland? Morocco? The questions are never purely geographical, but they raise some difficult political problems.
Nigeria elects another former military ruler, but this time by beating the incumbent in a fair election. It represents a huge step forward.