Police in Uganda say musician and blogger Ziggy Wine died in a car crash, rejecting reports that the government critics was kidnapped and tortured by state officials.
Ugandan musician and Member of Parliament, Bobi Wine, has been charged with “annoying” the East African country’s leader, President Yoweri Museveni.
On Sunday, Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition protest leaders signed a constitutional declaration, paving the way for a transitional government to rule the country over the next three years, until elections are held.
Authorities in Tanzania on Monday charged investigative journalist, Erick Kabendera, with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting organised crime.
Sudan’s ruling military council and the country’s main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to form a transitional government after months of protests.
Ugandan women’s rights activist, Stella Nyanzi, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of cyber harassment over comments made about President Yoweri Museveni.
A Kenyan judge has declared a section of communications laws that ban the sharing “obscene material” online as unconstitutional.
Amnesty International has called for the release of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera who was taken from his home and detained on July 29.
Burundi has appointed the leader of the ruling party’s notorious youth league militia as head of its state-run broadcaster.
Dozens of protesters marched in the streets of Khartoum on Monday night, this time over the killing of a civilian the previous day, allegedly by paramilitaries.