People in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region are taking to the polls to vote on the creation of a new semi-autonomous state.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the deadly attacks against Sudanese protesters calling for democratic change in June were planned and could amount to crimes against humanity.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.
A popular Tanzanian comedian is being held by police after sharing face-swap images of himself and President John Magufuli, according to his lawyer.
The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group Riek Machar has called for another six-month delay on implementing a unity government in another setback to the country’s peace process.
The United Nations is calling upon South Sudan’s leaders to speed up action on the country’s tentative peace deal.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has moved his office to the country’s new capital of Dodoma, fulfilling his pledge to relocate his government to the city by the end of 2019.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Ugandan government is intensifying its clampdown on media and press freedoms in the East African country.
Rwanda has charged 25 men linked to rebel group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC), with treason and other crimes.
Uganda’s government has outlawed re berets, as worn by popular opposition figure Bobi Wine.