29 November 19

UK, US say Tanzania elections lack credibility

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.

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27 November 19

South Sudan: US recalls ambassador after unity government delay

The United States has recalled its ambassador for South Sudan after the country’s leaders one again failed to form a unity government.

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25 November 19

Ethiopia: Sidama votes in favour of creating autonomous state

Residents of Ethiopia’s Sidama region have voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating a new autonomous state for the ethnic group.

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22 November 19

Uganda bans thousands of charities in crackdown

Uganda’s government has told more than 12,000 charities that they can no longer operate in the country.

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22 November 19

Ethiopia: Ruling coalition agrees to form single party ahead of 2020 poll

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has agreed to form a single national party ahead of elections next year.

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21 November 19

Ethiopia: Sidama votes on forming new regional state

People in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region are taking to the polls to vote on the creation of a new semi-autonomous state.

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19 November 19

HRW: Attacks against Sudan protesters were planned

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.

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05 November 19

HRW: Students, journalists attacked by Uganda security forces

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.

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01 November 19

Tanzanian comedian arrested over Magufuli face-swap

A popular Tanzanian comedian is being held by police after sharing face-swap images of himself and President John Magufuli, according to his lawyer.

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31 October 19

South Sudan: Machar calls for further unity government delay

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.

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