The opposition parties had wanted the vote to be delayed, alleging poor preparations and an electoral body influenced by the president.
Former president Francois Bozize, who has returned from exile, has been accused of allying himself with armed groups to destabilise the country ahead of national elections.
The country's constitutional court ruled that fresh elections were needed after invaliding the current government installed in June. The lawmaker who cast the deciding vote in its favour to rule the country is now in prison.
Israelis face a fourth outing to the ballot box in two years after the ruling parties failed to reach a compromise to stave off an automatic dissolution of parliament and fresh elections.
Having failed to prove electoral fraud in 50 lawsuits, as well as having two cases thrown out by the Supreme Court, Donald Trump is making one last-ditch attempt to overturn the election results in Congress.
Residents have watched the infrastructure around them crumble while local political and ethnic forces quarrel over who gets to run the city.
The recent US presidential elections have been marred by accusations of voter fraud, with misinformation spreading online. It's not just an American-centric issue. The problem is spreading across Europe ahead of crucial elections in France and Germany in 2021.
Romania PM Ludovic Orban resigns after narrow election defeat to left-leaning populists
The new councillor, whose full name is Adolf Hitler Uunona, won 85% of the vote in a recent election
Dogged by in-fighting, Israel's fragile coalition government is gearing up for a fourth election in two years after three previous polls produced inconclusive results.
While polling officials say the election is running smoothly, voters in some parts of the country have been threatened by Jihadists not to cast their vote.
The results of the state, which has traditionally been a Republican stronghold, were certified on Friday after a recount by hand confirmed Joe Biden's win.
He got more votes than Jack Rabbit, a Beagle, and Poppy, a Golden Retriever.
With almost 102 million Americans voting early and millions more waiting in lines on election day, the rancorous campaign across a polarised nation clearly struck a nerve with the electorate.
Only one country in the world has implemented an online voting system for its entire electorate: Estonia.