Ethiopia’s ruling coalition part has picked Abiy Ahmed as its new leader, paving the way for him to become the country’s prime minister.
The East African bloc IGAD says South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar should be released from house arrest in South Africa as soon as possible.
Kenyan authorities are trying to deport opposition politician Miguna Miguna for the second time, according to a human rights group in the country.
Police in Ethiopia arrested 12 opposition leaders and journalists on Sunday – all former political prisoners recently released by the government.
A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed at least four people, police said on Sunday.
State leaders from 44 African countries have agreed a deal to create a Continental Free Trade Area, set to become one of the largest in the world.
Eritrea has responded to accusations from Ethiopia that it has compromised security in its neighbouring country by telling the Ethiopian government to deal with its own problem and stop looking for scapegoats.
Police in Tanzania have arrested two people accused of urging fellow citizens to protests against John Magufuli and his government.
Cambridge Analytica, the data firm accused of influencing the 2016 Brexit referendum and US presidential election results, has been implicated in Kenya’s election troubles last year.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has announced the country will hold a referendum on constitutional changes that could extend his rule on May 17.
The United Nations says donors pledged $528 million for humanitarian […]
Bloggers and other “online content creators” in Tanzania now have […]
A Sudanese militia group says the European Union should pay […]
Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all […]
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