In Ivory Coast yesterday, citizens voted for local officials.
An Egyptian court upheld a ruling to suspend parliamentary elections, rejecting an appeal by the state.
Kenyan authorities hope to deliver the final outcome of a presidential vote on Friday, after a new technology failed, slowing down the count in the east African nation seeking to rebuild its image after a disputed 2007 poll unleashed weeks of ethnic killing. Partial results showed a lead for Uhuru Kenyatta, a politician wanted in the Hague over tribal violence at the last election. After problems with the electronic system, the electoral commission reverted instead on results being delivered manually to a national tallying centre overnight.
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