Tanzania has announced new Covid-19 measures after months of downplaying the outbreak and refusing to take preventative measures against the virus.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for authorities in Uganda to hold security forces accountable after at least 10 journalists were beaten by military soldiers while covering the political activities of opposition leader Bobi Wine.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed a new outbreak of the Ebola virus with at least four confirmed cases.
The European Union (EU) has accused Eritrean troops of fuelling conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region between local forces and the federal government.
Opposition groups in Ethiopia’s Tigray region say at least 50,000 civilians have been killed since conflict broke out between local forces and the federal military three months ago.
The United Nations human right office (OHCHR) says that widespread attacks carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could amount to crimes against humanity.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has drawn criticisms from opposition groups and international health officials over his comments related to lockdowns and vaccines against Covid-19.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports that repression is escalating in the Democratic Republic of Congo under President Felix Tshisekedi.
A court in Uganda has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine.
Hundreds of thousands of people may starve to death in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to a government official quoted in leaked notes from a meeting of humanitarian workers.