The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
Wavel Ramkalawan will be elected as the new president of Seychelles.
Around 74,600 registered voters will cast their ballots for a new president and parliament.
The continent's economy could shrink up to 1.1 percent this year, trade could fall 35 percent from 2019 levels, and oil producers, tourist destinations will be hit hard, a study by African Union says.
Although 39 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, Rwanda has still come a long way, recovering from the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and seeing steady economic growth.
Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to contain an outbreak of a plague that has killed at least 54 people and infected around 500 more.
US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal is likely to be a hot topic at the talks, which no high-ranking US officials are expected to attend.
Seycherelles parliament votes to amend constitution to limit presidential term to two five-year terms
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