Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera has been released, seven months after his arrest.
The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) has agreed to hear a case against Uganda over constitutional changes that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to run for candidacy in another two elections.
A delegation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, to discuss the potential handover of former president Omar al-Bashir who is wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
A renowned academic in South Sudan has been suspended over the publication of an opinion piece on the issue of states and their boundaries in the country.
Lawmakers in Ethiopia have approved controversial law aimed at tackling hate speech that critics warn could be used to restrict freedom of expression.
Around 30,000 people filled the Nyayo National Stadium on Tuesday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi for the funeral of former president Daniel arap Moi, who dies last week.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Burundi of convicting four journalists in “a flawed trial”.
Kenya’s former president Daniel arap Moi has died at the age of 95.
A court in Burundi has sentenced four journalists to two and a half years in prison for attempting to undermine state security.
Amnesty International has condemned the mass arrest of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) supporters by authorities in Ethiopia over the weekend.