South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group of more than 300 civil society groups after delaying the formation of a unity government.
At least five Sudanese protesters and one security officer were killed during violent clashes in Khartoum on Monday.
Burundi’s Supreme Court has ordered the seizure of assets belonging to exiled opposition members.
An activist has been found beaten and unconscious in a southern Tanzanian village, prompting fears of a crackdown on opposition politics.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the formation of a unity government in the country could be delayed by a year.
Police in Uganda have clashed with supporters of arrested pop star and MP Bobi Wine, firing tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators taking to the streets to demand his release.
South Sudan’s government has hired US lobbyists to help it reverse sanctions imposed by the US and prevent the establishment of a court that would prosecute those guilty of committing war crimes in the country.
Leaders from Sudan’s protests movement and members of the country’s military council are holding talks to discuss the formation of a transitional government.
Ugandan opposition MP and popular musician Bobi Wine has been arrested and sent to a maximum-security prison over his alleged role in a street protest last year.
Ugandan politician and pop star Bobi Wine appeared in public on Thursday to announce he escaped from house arrest.