The United Kingdom and the United States have both expressed concerns over the legitimacy of Tanzania’s landslide local elections that saw President John Magufuli’s ruling party won 99 percent of available seats.
The United States has recalled its ambassador for South Sudan after the country’s leaders one again failed to form a unity government.
Residents of Ethiopia’s Sidama region have voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating a new autonomous state for the ethnic group.
Uganda’s government has told more than 12,000 charities that they can no longer operate in the country.
Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has agreed to form a single national party ahead of elections next year.
People in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region are taking to the polls to vote on the creation of a new semi-autonomous state.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the deadly attacks against Sudanese protesters calling for democratic change in June were planned and could amount to crimes against humanity.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.
A popular Tanzanian comedian is being held by police after sharing face-swap images of himself and President John Magufuli, according to his lawyer.
The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group Riek Machar has called for another six-month delay on implementing a unity government in another setback to the country’s peace process.