15 January 16

Kenya: 4 Charged with Forging President Kenyatta’s Signature

Four men have been charged with forging Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta’s signature in a bizarre corruption scandal.

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14 January 16

Sudan: At Least 12 Killed in West Darfur Riots

At least 12 people have been killed and many more injured during riots in West Darfur over Sunday and Monday.

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14 January 16

Opposition Slams Burundi for Torturing, Killing Opponents

Opposition members in Burundi have slammed the government’s security forces for the intimidation, torture and killing of opponents in recent months.

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13 January 16

South Sudan: Rivals Agree Transitional Government That Could End Civil War

South Sudan’s government and most prominent armed rebel group have agreed to share power in a transitional government – a deal that renews hope for peace in the country.

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08 January 16

Ethiopia: People Living in Fear Under ‘Martial Law’ Says Opposition

A member of Ethiopia’s opposition Blue Party says people in the nation’s capital are living in fear as protests surrounding the city are met with continued violence.

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08 January 16

Burundi Prosectuers Demand Life Imprisonment for Coup Plotters

Burundi’s public prosecution has demanded life imprisonment for 28 military and police officers accused of involvement in May’s coup attempt against the government.

07 January 16

Catholic Church Implicated in Uganda Child Labour

Less than two months since the Pope made his first visit to Uganda, the Catholic Church has been implicated in a child labour scandal within the East African nation.

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06 January 16

Rwanda President Hits Back at US Criticism Over Third Term Bid

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has hit back at criticism from the US over his decision to run for a third term in power.

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05 January 16

Donald Trump Stars in Latest Al-Shabaab Recruitment Film

US Republican Candidate Donald Trump plays a starring role in one of the latest Al-Shabaab recruitment videos.

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02 January 16

Rwanda President to Run for Third Term in 2017

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has confirmed he will run for a third term in power, following constitutional changes that could see the leader stay in office until 2034.

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