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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08 December 15

S. Sudan Army Denies Trying to Kill Detained Military Officer

The South Sudanese Army (SPLA) has denied claims from one of its senior military officers that he survived an assassination attempt.

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04 December 15

US Urges Rwanda’s Kagame to Step Down After Second Term

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has been urged to step down at the end of his second term in power by the US ambassador to the United Nations.

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03 December 15

Cash Found EACC Raid on Officials’ Homes

Bundles of cash have been recovered from government officials’ homes in EACC raids as Kenya steps up its fight against corruption.

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