21 February 17

Kenya’s government wants to tap its citizens’ mobile phones

The Kenyan government has ordered mobile phone companies in the country to allow it to tap their computers – and the conversations, texts and mobile money transactions of citizens.

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03 February 17

Uganda rules out South Sudan military intervention

Uganda says imposing an external “trusteeship” government upon South Sudan would only make the situation worse in the troubled country.

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30 January 17

Two South Sudanese opposition officials disappear in Kenya

Two senior officials of South Sudan’s SPLM-IO opposition group have disappeared in Nairobi, Kenya.

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29 January 17

UK government downplayed Eritrea human rights abuses to avoid accepting refugees

The British government downplayed the severity of human rights abuses taking place in Eritrea so it could avoid taking in refugees from the African country.

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29 January 17

Rwanda: Kagame promises peaceful, transparent elections

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has assured foreign diplomats that this year’s elections will be peaceful and transparent.

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24 January 17

HRW: Burundi’s ruling party youth killing scores of people

A new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) says members of Burundi’s ruling party youth league is torturing and killing scores of people across the country.

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19 January 17

South Sudan minister accuses Troika nations of plotting regime change

A South Sudan Army (SPLA) official claims US, British and Norwegian governments are attempting to instigate regime change in the young African state.

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03 December 16

Rwanda Investigates French Officers Linked to Genocide

Rwanda is investigating the roles of numerous senior French officers and politicians linked to the country’s 1994 genocide.

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02 December 16

Burundi: Presidential Aide Injured in Assassination Bid

A presidential adviser in Burundi was wounded in an assassination attempt on Monday, officials say.

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28 November 16

Riek Machar Refused Entry into Ethiopia, Sent Back to South Africa

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar was allegedly refused entry into Ethiopia on Monday.

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