Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his retirement on Thursday.
Kenya’s government has restored transmission for two TV stations that were shut down last week for attempting to broadcast Raila Odinga’s ceremonial inauguration.
Tanzania’s Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli’s government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression.
More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, including 87 girls, the UN has said.
South Sudan is once against ranked among the world’s least democratic nations in the latest Freedom in the World report by Freedom House.
At least five people have been killed by police during a religious festival in northern Ethiopia.
Ethiopia has banned people from foreign countries adopting children over concerns they face abuse and neglect in their new homes.
Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to release all political prisoners and close Maekelawi, one of the country’s most notorious detention centres.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is calling for the immediate release of a broadcast journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who is being held over accusations of defamation.
The United Nations is preparing to reduce the number of peacekeeper troops in Sudan’s Darfur Region.
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