Tanzania’s Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli’s government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression.
South Sudan is once against ranked among the world’s least democratic nations in the latest Freedom in the World report by Freedom House.
African leaders have dominated the news throughout 2017. From Kagame’s third term to Kenyatta’s eventual election win to Kaliba’s refusal to step down, we’ve witnessed a key year for politics across the continent. Above all, it’s been a good year
Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court annulled August’s presidential election result and ruled a second should be held within 60 days. Kenya’s electoral commission, the IEBC, promptly set an October 17 to meet the court’s deadline for a re-run. However, doubts
Kenya’s Supreme Court today explained why it annulled last month’s presidential election result.
Tanzania’s leading rights group has called on the government to stop harassing MPs following the arrest of three opposition lawmakers.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has secured a third term in power after a landslide victory in the country’s 2017 presidential poll.
Polls have closed in Rwanda’s presidential election with Paul Kagame widely expected to secure a third term in power.
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”.
Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned […]
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Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its […]
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has announced the country will hold […]