A coalition of opposition parties in Kenya has selected former prime minister Raila Odinga to run for president in August’s polls.
Kenya has hired international auditors to oversee the upcoming presidential election following violence, delays and fraud accusations in the build-up to August’s polls.
Human rights abuses are still going unpunished in South Sudan, according to the Human Rights Director for the United Nations Mission (UNMISS).
Kenya has cancelled the primaries election for its ruling party after too many voters turned up, leading to a shortage of materials.
A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.
The US has imposed further sanctions on Eritrea, this time for attempting to buy military equipment from North Korea.
The United Nations is calling on South Sudan’s government to protect civilians and aid workers in the country following a series of attacks against both groups.
South Sudan’s main rebel group is threatening to end oil production in the country, after releasing three foreign oil workers who were kidnapped earlier this month.
The Ethiopian government has extended the country’s state of emergency by four months in a move widely anticipated by critics.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.
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