The Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera has been re-elected for another five-year term.
However, his opponents say the December 27 vote was flawed.
Many polling stations did not open and rebels allied with former President Francois Bozize reportedly threatened voters.
So what are the hopes for stability and peace after nearly eight years of civil unrest in the country?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Peter Knoope – Fellow, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
Michael Amoah – Senior Visiting Fellow at Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa, London School of Economics