Amnesty International has called for the release of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera who was taken from his home and detained on July 29.
Burundi has appointed the leader of the ruling party’s notorious youth league militia as head of its state-run broadcaster.
Dozens of protesters marched in the streets of Khartoum on Monday night, this time over the killing of a civilian the previous day, allegedly by paramilitaries.
Ugandan pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine has announced he will run in the country’s next presidential election in 2021.
Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition leaders have agreed terms on a power-sharing deal, according to mediators.
Ethiopia began restoring internet services on Tuesday, 10 days after a coup attempt in the Amhara region in which six top government officials were killed.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has renamed a number of national and historic landmarks in a move he says should “remind Burundians of their history.”
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed has defended his reform policy and issued a strong warning to anyone interested in toppling his government following a coup attempt in the Amhara region.
Dozens of people were killed during a failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region at the weekend, a government spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.
Human rights groups are rallying to pile pressure upon Tanzania’s government to drop a ban against pregnant schoolgirls and teenage mothers from attending school.