Rights group Amnesty International is calling for the immediate release of Burundian human rights activist Germain Rukuki.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has died aged 61, two weeks after his last public appearance, amid rumours he had contracted Covid-19
Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi has called upon citizens to take to the streets in protest over January’s presidential election result, which his party claims was rigged in favour of long-serving president Yoweri Museveni.
Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who is also known by the stage name Bobi Wine, on Monday said he had instructed his layers to withdraw his legal challenge against last month’s election result naming President Yoweri Museveni as the winner.
A court in Uganda has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says he is being held under house arrest after President Yoweri Museveni was re-elected for his sixth term on Thursday.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni secured a sixth term in power on Saturday after the country’s electoral commission named him the winner of this week’s landmark election.
Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine says police killed one of his bodyguards on Sunday, accusing military police of deliberately running him over.
Former president of Burundi, Pierre Buyoya, has died at the age of 71, the country’s government has confirmed.
Somalia’s government is withdrawing its diplomatic staff from Kenya as the country cuts diplomatic ties with the neighbouring country.