21 December 15

Rwanda Says Yes to Paul Kagame Third Term

Rwandans have voted by an overwhelming majority to give Paul Kagame the right to run for a third term as president.

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20 December 15

Cord Leader Raila Vows to Name Kenya Eurobond Thieves

The leader of Kenya’s main opposition group, Raila Odinga, has vowed to name the individuals he claims have illegally profited from Kenya’s Eurobond saga.

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20 December 15

Burundi: Trial Begins for 28 Accused Over Attempted Coup Against President Nkurunziza

The trial of 28 people accused of orchestrating May’s failed coup attempt against Burundi’s President Nkurunziza has begun.

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13 December 15

S. Sudan’s Kiir and Machar Should Be Jailed: US Senator

A US lawmaker has told South Sudanese diplomats they should be “totally embarrassed” to represent their country and insisted their president, Salva Kiir, and rebel leader Riek Machar should be jailed for war crimes.

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12 December 15

Rwanda Genocide Fugitive Arrested in Congo

One of the most notorious fugitives in Rwanda’s history has been arrested by Interpol in Congo.

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11 December 15

Rwanda Sets Date for Referendum on Kagame’s Third Term

Rwanda has set the date for a referendum that will decide President Paul Kagame’s eligibility to run for a third term in office.

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09 December 15

Rwanda President to Decide on Third Term After National Refurendum

Rwanda Presiden Paul Kagame will decide whether to run for a third term in power after a national referendum which will ultimately decide his eligibility.

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09 December 15

Ethiopia and Kenya Move to End Border Conflict

Ethiopia and Kenya have signed a $200m (£130) trade deal which aims to bring an end to ongoing border conflicts between the two countries.

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09 December 15

Zanzibar Divorces Spike After Women Choose Right to Vote

As many as 50 women have been divorced for voting in Tanzania’s recent elections against the will of their husbands.

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08 December 15

Sudan Tries 27 Muslims on Apostasy, Potential Death Sentences

Twenty-seven Muslims are are being tried in Sudan on charges of apostasy – all of which are facing the death sentence if found guilty.

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