2021 African election calendar

Updated March 2021

Country Election Date
Algeria Legislative elections Due 12 June 2021
Angola Local elections Due Apr 2021
Benin Presidential & Local elections Due 11 Apr 2021
Burkina Faso Local Due May 2021
Cape Verde Presidential Due 17 Oct 2021
National Asembly Due 18 Apr 2021
Central African Republic National Assembly (second round) Held 14 Mar 2021
Chad President Due 11 Apr 2021
National Assembly & local Due 24 Oct 2021
Côte d'Ivoire National Assembly Held 6 Mar 2021
Djibouti Presidential Due 9 Apr 2021
Ethiopia House of Representatives & Federal States (Except Tigray Region) Due 5 Jun 2021
Gabon Senate (indirect) Held 6 Feb 2021
The Gambia Presidential Due 4 Dec 2021
Libya Presidential and Parliamentary Due 24 Dec 2021
Madagascar Local & Senate (indirect) Due 2021
Mauritius Local Due 2021
Morocco House of Representatives, local,
Assembly of Councillors (indirect, after local)
Due Oct 2021
Niger Presidential (second round) Held 21 Feb 2021
Republic of Congo Presidential Held 21 Mar 2021
Rwanda Local Held 20 Feb - 5 Mar 2021
Senegal Regional & Local Postponed indefinately from 28 Mar 2021
São Tomé & Príncipe Presidential Due Jul 2021
Somalia Presidential (indirect) Postponed indefinately from Feb 2021
Somaliland House of Representatives & Senate Due May 2021
South Africa District & Municipal Due Aug 2021
South Sudan Presidential, National Assembly, local Due Aug 2021
Uganda Presidential, National Assembly (first round) Held 14 Jan 2021
Presidential, National Assembly (second round) Held 8 Feb 2021
Zambia Presidential, National Assembly, local Due 12 Aug 2021