- In February, Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of Nigeria’s closely contested election. While the president-elect faces a range of economic challenges, improvements in Nigeria’s external accounts from the opening of the Dangote oil refinery provide cause for optimism.
- Parliamentary and presidential elections are scheduled to take place in Turkey on 14 May, as longstanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan grapples with an economic crisis. Policymakers have set about pump-priming the economy ahead of the vote.
- General elections in Pakistan are due no later than October, which will put a spotlight on the country’s huge deal with the IMF and China’s influence on the government. Argentina, meanwhile, looks poised to elect a more market-friendly leader in October.