Ethiopian police officers fired live ammunition at protesters in Oromia on Thursday to disperse crowds who were blocking roads in the town of Ambo.
Rights groups say police in Kenya have killed as many as 67 people across the country since August’s failed presidential election.
Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.
A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.
Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.
A new form of conflict has broken out in Burundi – this time between the state and high school students.
Human Rights Watch says at least 400 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces since November 2015, during peaceful protests in the Oromia region.
As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.
At least two people have been killed and five more injured after Kenyan police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the western city of Kisumu.
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