28 May 19

Ethiopia apologises over Africa map without Somalia

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa appeared on its website showing neighbouring Somalia as Ethiopian territory.

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20 May 19

South Sudan: Parties sued over unity government delay

South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group of more than 300 civil society groups after delaying the formation of a unity government.

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16 May 19

Sudan: Clashes kill several as talks between military, protesters stall

At least five Sudanese protesters and one security officer were killed during violent clashes in Khartoum on Monday.

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16 May 19

Burundi orders asset seizure of exiled opposition

Burundi’s Supreme Court has ordered the seizure of assets belonging to exiled opposition members.

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12 May 19

Tanzania: Activist found beaten, dumped in village

An activist has been found beaten and unconscious in a southern Tanzanian village, prompting fears of a crackdown on opposition politics.

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11 May 19

South Sudan president: Unity government could be delayed by 1 year

South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the formation of a unity government in the country could be delayed by a year.

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01 May 19

Uganda police clash with Bobi Wine supporters

Police in Uganda have clashed with supporters of arrested pop star and MP Bobi Wine, firing tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators taking to the streets to demand his release.

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30 April 19

South Sudan hires US lobbyists to block war crimes court

South Sudan’s government has hired US lobbyists to help it reverse sanctions imposed by the US and prevent the establishment of a court that would prosecute those guilty of committing war crimes in the country.

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30 April 19

Sudan’s military council and protesters discuss power deal

Leaders from Sudan’s protests movement and members of the country’s military council are holding talks to discuss the formation of a transitional government.

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30 April 19

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested, sent to maximum-security prison

Ugandan opposition MP and popular musician Bobi Wine has been arrested and sent to a maximum-security prison over his alleged role in a street protest last year.

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