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.
Tanzania presidential candidate Edward Lowassa has called for a recount of Sunday’s poll, on the grounds of voting irregularities.
Fresh doubts have been cast on the most anticipated presidential election in Tanzania’s history, as reports emerge of ‘fake’ ballot papers being discovered.
Opposition parties in South Sudan have united in a nation-wide effort to stop the creation of 28 states in the African country.
The last of Ethiopia’s Zone 9 Bloggers has been released from jail, after nearly 18 months, based on charges of terrorism.
Tensions reached a new level in the Tanzania election on Monday as official figures put ruling party candidate John Magufuli in the lead.
Rwanda has rejected accusations it has been meddling in Burundi’s political crisis, insisting it only wants to see peace in its neighbouring country.
Burundi police have confirmed that an opposition leader who went missing last week has been found dead.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has established a national commission, dedicated to ending the country’s violent political crisis.
Kenya has once again urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to defer cases against Deputy President William Ruto and a former radio journalist.