16 October 17

Kenya bans protests as election crisis escalates

Kenya’s government has banned protests in three major cities as the country’s election crisis deepens.

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10 October 17

Kenya: Odinga pulls out of election repeat

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of Kenya’s election re-run later this month.

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09 October 17

Uganda officially proposes law to extent Museveni reign

Lawmakers in Uganda introduced a bill that will allow President Yoweri Museveni to extend his reign in power on Tuesday.

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09 October 17

DR Congo set to push election back to late 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission is reportedly planning to push back presidential elections until late 2018.

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07 October 17

Kenya to deploy security forces as opposition protests impact business

Kenya is set to deploy security forces to monitor opposition protests over the country’s ongoing election fiasco.

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07 October 17

DPP orders investigation into Raila, Kalonzo over election boycott threat

Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has ordered an investigation into opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

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06 October 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara to face trial on Friday

Female opposition candidate and women’s rights activist Diane Rwigara will appear in court on Friday to face charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.

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29 September 17

Kenya police fire tear gas at protesters against electoral commission

Police in Kenya fired tear gas at protestors on Tuesday during a demonstration against the country’s electoral commission.

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28 September 17

Uganda: Lawmakers throw punches, chairs in parliament brawl

Lawmakers in Uganda threw punches and chairs during a live parliamentary session on Tuesday that ended in a televised brawl.

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27 September 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara charged with treason

Opposition leader and female rights activist Diane Rwigara has been charged with treason in Rwanda.

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