Elections in Africa in 2016
In green: elections that took place. Both Cape Verde and Seychelles held elections but are not on the map.
In black: countries without a national elections this year.
In purple: elections planned for 2016 but postponed.
Source: The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa
18 national elections in Africa in 2016
3 took place in December
The Gambia - Ghana - Côte d'Ivoire and one postponed: DRC
For official statements and electoral observatory reports by the African Union: http://www.au.int/en/pa