2021 African election calendar

Updated December 2020

Country Election Date
Angola Local elections Due Apr 2021
Benin Presidential & Local elections Due Apr 2021
Burkina Faso Local Due May 2021
Cape Verde Presidential & National Assembly Due Mar 2021
Central African Republic National Assembly (second round) Due 8 Feb 2021
Chad National Assembly & Local Elections Due 24 Oct 2021
Presidential Due 4 Apr 2021
Côte d'Ivoire National Assembly Due Oct 2021
Djibouti Presidential Due 8 Feb 2021
Ethiopia House of Representatives & Federal States Due 5 Jun 2021
Gabon Senate Due Early 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 Sep 2021
Niger Presidential (second round) Due 21 Feb 2021
Republic of Congo Presidential Due 31 Mar 2021
Rwanda Local Due Feb 2021
Senegal Regional & Local Due 28 Mar 2021
São Tomé & Príncipe Presidential Due Jul 2021
Somalia Presidential (indirect) Due 8 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) Due 10 Jan 2021
Presidential, National Assembly (second round) Due 8 Feb 2021
Zambia Presidential, National Assembly, local Due 12 Aug 2021