African countries holding elections in 2020

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Elections always make for interesting times. Which African countries will be holding elections in 2020?

Tanzania will hold elections in late 2020 and this is a sign of democracy. Here is a list of who is likely to have an election in 2020.

Country Election Date
Benin Municipal, Communal and Local elections Scheduled 2020
Burkina Faso President & National Assembly Scheduled Nov 2020
Burundi President Scheduled 20 May 2020
Scheduled National Assembly, Local, Collines Senate (indirect) Scheduled June 2020
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local Scheduled to Feb 2020; postponed from Oct 2019 and late 2018
Chad National Assembly & local Scheduled Feb 2020 postponed from late 2019
Comoros Union of the Comoros Scheduled 19 Jan 2020
Egypt House of Representatives Scheduled Apr-May 2020
Ethiopia House of People’s Representatives, Regional State Councils & local Scheduled May 2020
House of the Federation (indirect, by Regional State Councils) Scheduled 2020
Gabon Senate Scheduled Late 2020
Ghana President & National Assembly Scheduled 7 Nov 2020 or 7 Dec 2020
Guinea National Assembly Scheduled 16 Feb 2020; postponed from Jan/Feb 2019
Ivory Coast President Scheduled 31 Oct 2020
Mali National Assembly Scheduled May 2020; postponed from 30 Jun 2019
Mauritius Municipal Scheduled 2021
Namibia Regional Councils & Local Scheduled Nov 2020
National Council (indirect by Regional Councils) Scheduled 2020
Tanzania President, National Assembly, Zanzibar House of Representatives & Zanzibar President & Local Scheduled Oct 2020
Senegal Local Scheduled Late 2020 (from December 2019)
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate Scheduled 2020; postponed from late 2019 and Mar 2019
Seychelles President Scheduled Oct-Dec 2020
Togo President Scheduled Apr 2020



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