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.
Ethiopia’s former health minister, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has been elected as the new head of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Opposition member Yonatan Tesfaye has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for criticising the Ethiopian government on Facebook.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says there is “no media freedom” in Burundi after the country dropped four places in its latest press freedom ranking.
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.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has denied criticism that his regime is “suppressing democracy” for the sake of developing the country’s economy.
The United Nations is set to review Uganda’s human rights performance over the last five years, as concerns grow about various issues in the country.
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