Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ongoing violence in Kenya’s Rift Valley could keep thousands of people from voting in next month’s presidential elections.
Amnesty International has warned next month’s election in Rwanda will be held under a “climate of fear”, following “two decades of attacks on the political opposition, independent media and human rights defenders”.
A female MP in Tanzania has been arrested for allegedly insulting President John Magufuli.
Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential election.
Tanzanian newspaper Mawio is facing a two-year ban after reporting on a misconduct investigation that implicates two former presidents.
Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.
Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying a stretch of disputed territory along their shared border, days after Qatar peacekeeper troops were withdrawn from the site.
Qatar has announced the withdrawal of its peacekeeping troops at the Eritrea-Djibouti border, as the Gulf country becomes increasingly isolated.
The US conducted an air strike against an Al-Shabaab training base in Somalia on Sunday, the Pentagon has confirmed.
European Union (EU) Ambassador Kristian Schmidt has denied claims from Burundi that the EU is attempting to destabilise the country’s political environment.
A female MP in Tanzania has been arrested for allegedly […]
Amnesty International has warned next month’s election in Rwanda will […]
The United Nations is preparing to reduce the number of […]
The United States military confirmed on Monday that it carried out […]
The US military has conducted another airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants […]