Reports are emerging that Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir ha stepped down as the country’s leader after months of protests.
Burundi’s government has extended a ban on media organisations the BBC and VOA while increasing the extent of restrictions against journalists in the country.
Three schoolgirls in Burundi are facing up to five years in prison for drawing on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has blocked newly-elected senators from taking office over allegations of corruption.
Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party have given their backing for President Yoweri Museveni to run for another term in charge.
The coalition party led by former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila won a decisive majority in senate elections on Friday.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned about 700 political prisoners jailed under the regime of his predecessor Joseph Kabila.
Sudan’s parliament has approved a nation-wide state of emergency of six months in place of the one-year period ordered by President Omar al-Bashir last month.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all women protesters detained during months of nationwide demonstrations.
Rwanda has accused Uganda of supporting rebel groups opposing President Paul Kagame as relations between the neighbouring countries continue to deteriorate.