Norway on Wednesday agreed to welcome 600 refugees that have been evacuated to Rwanda from horrific conditions in Libyan detention centres.
The European Union (EU) is spending millions on projects built by Eritrean people in forced conscription, according to a scathing new report published in The New York Times. In the report, Matina Stevis-Gridneff details how the EU spent €20 million
Seven players from the Eritrean national football team are missing after playing in the East African regional championship in Uganda.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns that a new draft law on hate speech in Ethiopia threatens freedom of expression in the country.
Throughout 2019, Tanzania President John Magufuli has been accused of repressing political freedom and human rights in the country. This continues a worrying trend in Tanzania, following a string of measures in 2018 affecting the rights of political opposition, journalists,
The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on five South Sudanese nationals over their alleged involvement in the execution of two government critics.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Burundian refugees in Tanzania are being pressured into returning to their home country.
A senior UN official has called for Ethiopia to put an end to internet shutdowns and revise controversial hate speech laws that could be used to suppress free speech.
Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum announced that Africa’s digital boom is only just getting started. Investment in African startups more than doubled between 2017 and 2018, reaching a record $1.2 billion and there’s plenty of room for further
Amnesty International has criticised the government of Tanzania for withdrawing the right of individuals and NGOs in the country to file cases against it at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.