Burundi released 740 political prisoners on Friday, mots of whom had been imprisoned after participating in protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza in 2015, during the early days of the country’s ongoing political crisis.
Kenyan opposition politician Miguna Miguna was held down by security officials and injected “with noxious substances” before being deported on Tuesday.
Kenyan authorities are trying to deport opposition politician Miguna Miguna for the second time, according to a human rights group in the country.
Police in Ethiopia arrested 12 opposition leaders and journalists on Sunday – all former political prisoners recently released by the government.
Eritrea has responded to accusations from Ethiopia that it has compromised security in its neighbouring country by telling the Ethiopian government to deal with its own problem and stop looking for scapegoats.
Cambridge Analytica, the data firm accused of influencing the 2016 Brexit referendum and US presidential election results, has been implicated in Kenya’s election troubles last year.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has announced the country will hold a referendum on constitutional changes that could extend his rule on May 17.
Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition rival Raila Odinga have promised to resolve their differences and heal the country’s political divide.
Two officials in Burundi have been arrested after President Pierre Nkurunziza was “roughed up” by players for their town’s football team during an amateur match.
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International human traffickers are responsible for the rise of beggars […]
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