03 March 20

Amnesty: Ethiopian police must account for missing opposition leader

Human rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Ethiopia to reveal the whereabouts of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa.

03 March 20

Ethiopia: 13 Canadian healthcare workers detained for improper practice

Ethiopian authorities have detained 13 Canadian healthcare workers accused of improperly practising medicine in the East African nation.

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27 February 20

DRC: No new ebola cases reported for a week

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that no new cases of the Ebola virus had been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the past seven days.

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27 February 20

Somalia: US airstrike kills telecoms worker

A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.

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25 February 20

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

An explosion injured 29 people in the Ethiopian town of Ambo on Sunday at a rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

20 February 20

Somalia: 12 soldiers killed in al-Shabaab military base attack

At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.

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20 February 20

Kenya: Report finds Chinese fish contains 427 times recommended amount of lead

An investigative report carried out by Kenyan news publication Daily Nation claims to have found fish imported from China containing 427 times the recommended amount of lead.

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19 February 20

HRW calls out Ugandan police officer for sexual abuse victim-blaming

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon police in Uganda to provide greater support for victims of sexual violence rather than perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming.

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19 February 20

Burundi: More than 6,000 bodies found in mass graves

More than 6,000 bodies have been found across six mass graves in Burundi – the largest discovery since excavations began in 2014.

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10 February 20

HRW: ‘Free Speech Again Under Attack in Tanzania’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Tanzania’s ruling party of threatening opposition leaders in the latest report from the organisation criticising the government’s attack on free speech.

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