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.
Kenya’s twelve biggest donors have condemned violence at protests on Monday which killed three people in two separate incidents.
Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, after they demonstrated against the killing of a student the previous day.
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