19 January 19

Ethiopia: Rebel group accuses government of airstrikes

A rebel group in Ethiopia recently welcomed back to the country under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ‘s reformist policy has accused the government of targeting it with airstrikes.

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19 January 19

Kenya: 9 arrested over deadly Dusitd2 hotel attack

Authorities in Kenya have arrested nine people over this week’s attack on a luxury hotel compound that killed at least 21 people. 

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12 January 19

Sudan: Calls for ‘week of uprising’ as 3 more killed in protests

Protestors in Sudan are calling for a nationwide “week of uprising” against President Omar al-Bashir’s government after at least three more people were killed in fresh protest violence.

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10 January 19

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vows to stay in power as protests rage on

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has told supporters he will remain in power, regardless of ongoing protests calling for him to step down.

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08 January 19

Sudan: 816 people detained over recent protests, minister says

Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least 816 people during anti-government protests during the past two weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said.

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31 December 18

Sudan blocks social media at anti-gov protests continue

Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a bid to calm anti-government protests that have killed at least 19 people.

19 December 18

Uganda: 19 NGO workers killed in bus crash

At least 19 members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Uganda were killed in a bus crash on Tuesday.

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19 December 18

Ethiopia withdraws troops from Eritrea border

Ethiopia has begun withdrawing troops from disputed territories along the border with Eritrea, months after signing a landmark peace deal with its neighbour.

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19 December 18

Ethiopia: 12 civilians killed in army operation at Moyale hotel

At least 12 Ethiopian citizens have been killed during an army operation at a hotel in the border town of Moyale, according to reports from inside the country.

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17 December 18

HRW: Kenya police, military harassing environmental activists

Police and the military in Kenya are harassing environmental activists protesting a giant infrastructure project in Lamu county, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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