09 November 15

Kenyan Teachers Take Pay Dispute to Supreme Court

Teachers in Kenya have said they will take their fight for better pay to the Supreme Court after their 50-60% pay rise was overturned by the Court of Appeal.

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09 November 15

Burundi: 9 Killed As President Vows to Crush Opponents

Nine people have been killed in a Burundi gun attack after the president gave a chilling warning to opposition members on Friday.

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06 November 15

Sudanese Man Tries to Kill Israeli Passenger on Ethiopian Airlines Flight

A Sudanese man on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight has been arrested after allegedly trying to kill an Israeli passenger.

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06 November 15

South Sudan Conflict: Both Sides Stockpiling Weapons, UN Warns

The United Nations has revealed both sides in the South Sudan conflict are stockpiling weapons, despite a peace deal signed in August.

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06 November 15

Tanzania’s New President Magufuli Sworn In

Tanzania’s new president John Pombe Magufuli has been sworn into office after the country’s tightly contested elections.

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04 November 15

Zanzibar President Extends Term Amidst Political Crisis

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein has extended his term in power over the semi-autonomous archipelago after elections were cancelled last week.

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30 October 15

Tanzania: CCM Maintains Power As Magufuli Claims Election Win

Tanzania’s ruling party will stay in power after CCM candidate John Magufuli won the presidential elections with 58% of the votes.

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30 October 15

Rwanda: Paul Kagame One Step Closer to Third Term

Rwanda President Paul Kagame is one step closer to a third term in power, after the nation’s lower house of parliament passed the necessary constitutional amendment.

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29 October 15

Tanzania: Lowassa Calls for Election Recount

Tanzania presidential candidate Edward Lowassa has called for a recount of Sunday’s poll, on the grounds of voting irregularities.

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28 October 15

‘Fake’ Ballot Papers Discovered in Tanzania Election Poll

Fresh doubts have been cast on the most anticipated presidential election in Tanzania’s history, as reports emerge of ‘fake’ ballot papers being discovered.

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