Burundi has reversed a policy banning pregnant girls and expectant fathers from school, a month after introducing the controversial bill.
Authorities in South Sudan have arrested a prominent economist and government critic, according to his wife.
Thousands of people in Kenya’s largest slum have been left homeless after days of demolition carried out by the government.
Tanzania President John Magufuli says prisoners in the country should be made to work “night and day” while suggesting prison officers should “kick them” if inmates show laziness.
A court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a teenager who killed her husband after he raped her.
Tanzania’s government has ordered all unlicensed bloggers to shut down their websites following the introduction of new online publishing regulations.
Tanzania’s government on Tuesday won a court case against bloggers and activists attempting to block new online publishing regulations.
Ethiopia’s government plans to amend anti-terror laws rights groups say have been used to detain journalists and critics.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling for Rwandan authorities and Congolese refugees at the Kiziba refugee camp to put an end to clashes that resulted in the death of one refugee last week.
Tanzanian bloggers and online content creators won a temporary court order against government legislation forcing them to pay $900 per year in licencing fees.
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