At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.
A Sudanese student has been charged with premeditated murder after being accused of killing a police officer during a protest, according to the Sudanese Congress Party (SCoP).
Plans to plant a green wall of trees across Africa will not only battle desertification but also famine, extremism and a number of other challenges facing the continent, according to experts.
An ex-spokesperson for the main opposition group in Ethiopia has been charged with inciting violence after criticising the government on Facebook.
On Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day recounted some of the most horrific cases of human rights violations against journalists and media officials. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) marked the occasion by calling it a “great year for censorship,” ironically hailing the successes
The University of Khartoum has been shut down indefinitely as violence continues to escalate in the Sudanese capital.
Every year World Press Freedom Day tells some of the most horrific cases of violence against journalists from the last 12 months and previous years.
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.
Burundi’s most prominent human rights activist says more than 1,000 people have been killed over the last year in the country.
Thousands of students have staged protests in Sudan following the death of a fellow student in North Kordofan.