22 November 15

South Sudan Delays New States, Despite Constitution Amendment

South Sudan’s parliament has passed the constitutional amendment required to create a new state system in the country, but delayed President Kiir’s order to establish 28 states.

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18 November 15

Rwanda President One Step Away From Third Term Bid

A draft constitution that will allow Rwanda President Paul Kagame to run for a third term in power has been passed by the country’s senate.

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18 November 15

Violence Spreads Across Burundi Capital

Violence continued to spread across Burundi’s capital over the weekend with at least six people killed on Sunday night alone – and an orchestrated attack on the mayor’s home.

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16 November 15

Kenya Gives Shoot to Kill Order for Illegal Firearms Owners

The Kenyan Government has issued a shoot to kill order for those found in possession of illegal firearms in conflicted parts of the country.

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11 November 15

Kenya President and Teachers Strike September Pay Deal

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has intervened in the country’s dispute over teacher wages by directing the TSC to pay salaries outstanding from September.

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09 November 15

Kenyan Teachers Take Pay Dispute to Supreme Court

Teachers in Kenya have said they will take their fight for better pay to the Supreme Court after their 50-60% pay rise was overturned by the Court of Appeal.

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09 November 15

Burundi: 9 Killed As President Vows to Crush Opponents

Nine people have been killed in a Burundi gun attack after the president gave a chilling warning to opposition members on Friday.

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06 November 15

Sudanese Man Tries to Kill Israeli Passenger on Ethiopian Airlines Flight

A Sudanese man on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight has been arrested after allegedly trying to kill an Israeli passenger.

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06 November 15

South Sudan Conflict: Both Sides Stockpiling Weapons, UN Warns

The United Nations has revealed both sides in the South Sudan conflict are stockpiling weapons, despite a peace deal signed in August.

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06 November 15

Tanzania’s New President Magufuli Sworn In

Tanzania’s new president John Pombe Magufuli has been sworn into office after the country’s tightly contested elections.

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