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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17 November 16

UN: Overseas Help Building Eritrean Military Base Violates Arms Embargo

The UN has warned that foreign nations helping Eritrea to build a new military base are violating an arms embargo placed on the country.

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09 November 16

Tanzania President Denies Suppressing Democracy

Tanzania President John Magufuli has denied criticism that his regime is “suppressing democracy” for the sake of developing the country’s economy.

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25 October 16

UN Accuses Israel of Suppling South Sudan with Weapons

A confidential report from the United Nations accuses Israel of fuelling the civil war in South Sudan, according to reports.

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20 October 16

Tanzania Says No to Conditional Aid

Tanzania has refused to accept financial aid under conditions set out by donors from the international community.

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15 October 16

Burundi Votes to Leave ICC

Burundi’s government has voted to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) with an overwhelming majority.

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14 October 16

Salva Kiir Not Dead, South Sudanese Government Insists

South Sudan’s Information Minister has denied rumours that the country’s president has died.

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