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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04 December 18

South Sudan: More than 150 women abused in spate of sexual violence

More than 150 women in South Sudan have been treated in South Sudan for rape and sexual abuse over the past 12 days, according to the United Nations.

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26 November 18

DRC: US Embassy warns of terrorist threat ahead of elections

The US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) warned on Saturday that is had received “credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat” against US facilities in Kinshasa.

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