Tanzania has suspended newspaper The Citizen for seven days after the publication ran a story on the falling value of the Tanzanian shilling.
Amnesty International has called upon the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) newly elected president Félix Tshisekedi to tackle the country’s “abysmal” human rights record.
Sudan President Omar al-Bahir on Monday banned unlicensed public gatherings and all forms of protests.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has declared a year-long state of emergency following weeks of protests calling for him to step down.
Police in Uganda have arrested a group of BBC investigative journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has reopened the border with Eritrea, which had been closed since early January 2018.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC’s) top opposition leader Martin Fayulu has called upon supporters to engage in “peaceful resistance” following his controversial presidential election loss earlier this year.
The Sudanese army has issued a statement insisting it will not allow the state to fall as weeks of anti-government protests continue.
Tanzania’s parliament has passed new amendments to legislation granting the government sweeping powers over political parties in the country.
Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state has signed a ceasefire deal with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group after months of sporadic violence in the region.