Ethiopia has signed a peace deal with rebel group, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), after 34 years of insurgency in the country’s eastern Somali Region State.
The family of Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara say she and her mother have been released on bail, after being detained for more than a year.
Rwanda has made it illegal for cartoonists and writers to publish work that “humiliates” public officials, as part of new revisions to the country’s penal code.
The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) upcoming presidential election could be threatened by ongoing human rights violations in the country.
Ugandan politician Bobi Wine was “escorted” home by police upon his return to the country with authorities denying the MP was arrested.
Former presidential candidate and Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara faces trial today after months of delays.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has fined former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba €300,000 for tampering with witnesses during his war crimes trial.
Uganda MP Bobi Wine says he will return home from the US on Thursday, despite concerns for his safety.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has approved the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners, including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire who was jailed in 2012 for conspiring against the government.