Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has called recent ethnic violence in the northeastern Ituri province an “attempted genocide”.
Burundi’s ambassador to Geneva, Rénovat Tabu, has rejected findings from a UN commission that allege serious ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have confirmed reports of an Ebola case near the country’s border with South Sudan.
The human rights situation in Eritrea is showing no signs of improvement since a peace deal was signed with Ethiopia last year, a UN expert has warned.
Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 50 people after an alleged coup attempt in the country’s Amhara region.
Amnesty International has accused Eritrea of targeting and persecuting exiled human rights living abroad who criticise the government in their homeland.
At least 10 people have been killed in the latest round of protests in Sudan with tens of thousands walking the streets of Khartoum to demonstrate against the country’s ruling military council.
South Sudan’s government has offered to mediate negotiation between Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition protesters.
Police in Kenya fired teargas and violently dispersed hundreds of people participating in peaceful demonstrations on Wednesday, calling for an end to violence against protesters in Sudan.
More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes amid fresh violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.