Africa’s 2024 Elections: Challenges and Opportunities to Regain Democratic Momentum
Africa’s multifaceted 2024 electoral docket provides opportunities to strengthen multipartyism, transition back to constitutionalism following coups, and rebuff perfunctory exercises.
Africa has a busy election calendar in 2024, with 19 countries slated for presidential or general elections. The elections are a gamut of competitive multiparty elections to perfunctory electoral exercises. Two-thirds of these elections are packed into the last quarter of the year.
A series of elections in southern Africa, where a single party has long d…