06 September 18

Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea leaders meet in Asmara

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki hosted a meeting with Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo on Wednesday.

04 September 18

Uganda’s Bobi Wine tells of torture carried out by soldiers

Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has taken to social media to give his account of the “torture” he received from soldiers while being detained for more than two weeks.

01 September 18

Bobi Wine ‘re-arrested’ attempting to leave Uganda for medical treatment

Ugandan MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving Uganda to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail earlier this week, his lawyers say.

30 August 18

Ethiopia: Govt, opposition groups agree to disarm rebel groups

Ethiopia has announced an agreement with key opposition groups that will see the disarmament of several former rebel groups in the country.

30 August 18

South Sudan: Riek Machar set to sign latest peace deal

A Sudanese negotiator says South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has decided to sign the latest draft of a peace deal after refusing earlier this week.

28 August 18

South Sudan rebels refuse to sign latest peace deal

South Sudan’s leading rebel group has refused to sign the latest draft of a peace deal, weeks after the country announced its five-year civil war had ended.

27 August 18

Uganda : Pop star MP Bobi Wine released on bail

Authorities in Uganda released pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday along with 11 others charged with treason.

24 August 18

DRC: Jean-Pierre Bemba told he can’t run for president

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) electoral commission says opposition hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba can’t run for president in the country’s upcoming election.

23 August 18

Uganda: Pop star MP Bobi Wine charged with treason

Ugandan MP and former pop star Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested and charged with treason.

18 August 18

DRC: Kabila accuses foreign countries of ‘blackmail’ ahead of presidential vote

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has accused foreign countries of attempting to “blackmail” the country as it prepares for its next presidential election.


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