Ugandan pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine has announced he will run in the country’s next presidential election in 2021.
Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition leaders have agreed terms on a power-sharing deal, according to mediators.
Ethiopia began restoring internet services on Tuesday, 10 days after a coup attempt in the Amhara region in which six top government officials were killed.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has renamed a number of national and historic landmarks in a move he says should “remind Burundians of their history.”
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed has defended his reform policy and issued a strong warning to anyone interested in toppling his government following a coup attempt in the Amhara region.
Dozens of people were killed during a failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region at the weekend, a government spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.
Human rights groups are rallying to pile pressure upon Tanzania’s government to drop a ban against pregnant schoolgirls and teenage mothers from attending school.
The United Nations has said Burundi is showing “encouraging signs” ahead of next year’s presidential election but warns the political landscape remains fragile.
Sudan’s ongoing political crisis has captured the world’s attention and authorities in the country have responded by blocking internet services.
Eritrea’s Catholic Church has condemned the government for seizing and shutting down all of its health centres over the past week.