Ethiopia’s defence minister has publicly stated his opposition to plans that would merge the country’s ruling coalition into a single party.
Sudan’s transitional government has repealed a public order law used to regulate women’s behaviour and moved to dissolve the former ruling government of Omar al-Bashir that introduced the law.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon authorities in South Sudan to release journalist it says has been arbitrarily detained.
The United Kingdom and the United States have both expressed concerns over the legitimacy of Tanzania’s landslide local elections that saw President John Magufuli’s ruling party won 99 percent of available seats.
The United States has recalled its ambassador for South Sudan after the country’s leaders one again failed to form a unity government.
Residents of Ethiopia’s Sidama region have voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating a new autonomous state for the ethnic group.
Uganda’s government has told more than 12,000 charities that they can no longer operate in the country.
Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has agreed to form a single national party ahead of elections next year.
People in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region are taking to the polls to vote on the creation of a new semi-autonomous state.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the deadly attacks against Sudanese protesters calling for democratic change in June were planned and could amount to crimes against humanity.