21 February 18

Sudan releases students, activists arrested over ‘bread protests’

Sudan has released more than 80 students and political activist who were arrested last month during deadly protests over rising bread prices and government policies.

cat
15 February 18

Ethiopia: Prime minister steps down after mass protests

Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced his resignation at the country’s leader and head, following years of anti-government demonstrations.

cat
14 February 18

Kenya: Government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

Kenya’s government has restored transmission for two TV stations that were shut down last week for attempting to broadcast Raila Odinga’s ceremonial inauguration.

cat
13 February 18

Tanzania: Church accuses government of hurting democracy

Tanzania’s Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli’s government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression.

cat
12 February 18

Kenya: Odinga slams foreign envoy calls to recognise Kenyatta government

Raila Odinga has responded to calls from foreign envoys for his party to recognise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legitimacy by telling them to stay out of Kenya politics.

cat
09 February 18

DRC: Kabila aide says says president won’t stand in elections

Joseph Kabila’s aide says the Democratic Republic of Congo president won’t stand in this year’s scheduled election.

cat
07 February 18

Kenya ejects NASA politician following arrest

Kenya’s government has ejected opposition politician Miguna Miguna days after he was arrested.

cat
06 February 18

Ethiopia jails opposition leader to six months in jail

A court in Ethiopia has sentenced an opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court.

cat
05 February 18

African Union calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

The African Union has called for a mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

cat
02 February 18

South Kivu: the world’s next forgotten conflict?

Over the course of just three days last month, 6,000 Congolese took flight across Lake Tanganyika into Burundi. The refugees are fleeing intense fighting in South Kivu, where violence between government forces and rebel militias has left the Eastern province
Read More

cat
Newsletter

Most Popular
New