These are the key dates for the upcoming African elections in 2019. 

Country Election Date
Algeria President 17 April 2019
Botswana National Assembly & local October 2019
President (by National Assembly) 2019 after October elections
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local October 2019 (postponed from late 2018)
Chad National Assembly & local May 2019 (postponed from 30 November 2018)
DRC Local December 2018 Currently being disputed in 2019.
Egypt Local by July 2019
Ethiopia Local 2019 (postponed from 2018)
House of the Federation (indirect) 2019
Ghana District & Referendum on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive elections September 2019
Local & Unit 2019
Guinea National Assembly 3 February 2019
Guinea-Bissau National People’s Assembly & Senate Postponed to December 2018 or January 2019 from 18 November 2018
President 2019
Libya Referendum February 2019
President & Parliament 2019 (after referendum)
Madagascar National Assembly 2019?
Provincial, regional & local 2019?
Malawi President, National Assembly & local 21 May 2019
Mali National Assembly Apr 2019; Postponed from November & December 2018
Mauritania President & Senate (1/3) Mid 2019
Mozambique President, National Assembly & provincial 15 October 2019
Namibia President & National Assembly October 2019
Niger Local 13 January 2019; postponed from 8 January 2017
Nigeria President, House of Representatives & Senate 24 February 2019
Governors & State Assemblies 31 March 2019
Senegal President, regional 24 February 2019
Local 1 December 2019
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate No date, postponed from March 2019
South Africa National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures April/May 2019
President by National Assembly 2019 after May elections
Tunisia House of Representatives, House of Councillors October 2019
President December 2019