Complaints about vagueness and complexities of election process and lack of public awareness, but hope still in participation of a million voters, tens of parties and thousands of candidates.
Despite being dead for months, the Brother-Leader remains the favoured target of graffiti rage.
Many Libyans are asking how elections can be conducted while so many individuals and groups remain heavily armed.
Victims of the former Liberian leader's war crimes will surely argue that the world is a slightly better place, now that he has faced justice.
The withdrawal of South Sudanese forces after their brief takeover of the oil town of Heiglig in Sudan's Southern Kordofan State has not brought peace or the two sides any closer together.
Increasing connectivity on the continent may make it easier for African storytellers to share their own perspectives with the rest of the online world.
A few trips to a military base on the outskirts of the capital, revealed a lot to me about the ethnic and political divide in the west African country of Mali.
The base is the headquarters of a mid ranking officer who paraded on the national stage in a daring and unprecedented way.
Al Jazeera correspondent Haru Mutasa shares her experience after she went in search of an interview with Congolese rebel leader Cobra Matata.
Haru Mutasa speaks to people from the two Congolese ethnic groups, the Hema and the Lendu - who drew swords during the country's bloody past - to get a better understanding of Thomas Lubanga, who has been guilty at the ICC in The Hague.
Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb attends a public screening in the northern town of Lira, where locals are given the opportunity to watch the viral YouTube video for the first time.
"Welcome to Mogadishu, someone shouts out as I walk around the city. Everytime I come back to Somalia - what never ceases to surprise me is that amid all this uncertainty and violence - life goes on.