Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete has rejected accusations that his party plans to rig the presidential elections next week and warned against violence in the build up to polls.
Kenya’s Parliament has passed a new law to protect MPs from public criticism and restrict media coverage.
Fresh clashes have broken out between Sudanese troops and Ethiopian gunmen, at the border shared by both countries, according to reports.
Seven people have been killed in the latest spate of shootings in Burundi, involving another grenade attack on police officers.
South Sudan’s cabinet has approved controversial plans to turn the country into 28 states, from the existing 10.
Teachers in Kenya have threatened to sue the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) after it failed to pay them their September wages.
A senior Al-Shabaab commander has been captured in Somalia, according to intelligence sources on Monday.
A top female opposition member was stripped naked by police on Saturday, during a violent arrest in Western Uganda.
A Chinese woman accused of leading Africa’s largest ivory smuggling rings has been arrested in Tanzania. Yang Feng Glan, who is dubbed by authorities as the “ivory queen,” was arrested by a specialised task force earlier this week. The task
Rwanda’s Supreme Court has dismissed a case against Paul Kagame’s third term as President, deeming the challenge as groundless. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda took its case to the Supreme Court in an attempt to prevent the acting president