Ugandan MP and pop star Bobi Wine has been arrested at one of his own concerts after security officials shut down the event.
Uganda’s top court has upheld controversial changes to the country’s constitution pave the way for President Yoweri Museveni to run in elections scheduled for 2021.
Ethiopia and Gambia have shown the most improvement in the latest Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Last week, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres met Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, to mark 25 years since the genocide which left around 800,000 people dead and wiped out 70% of the country’s Tutsi minority. In his speech to honor
Protesters in Sudan are calling upon the country’s military to “immediately and unconditionally” hand power over to transitional government led by civilians.
Reports are emerging that Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir ha stepped down as the country’s leader after months of protests.
Burundi’s government has extended a ban on media organisations the BBC and VOA while increasing the extent of restrictions against journalists in the country.
Three schoolgirls in Burundi are facing up to five years in prison for drawing on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has blocked newly-elected senators from taking office over allegations of corruption.
Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party have given their backing for President Yoweri Museveni to run for another term in charge.