Thousands of Kenyans classified as Somali refugees are being denied their right to citizenship, according to investigations by Al Jazeera.
Burundi’s Supreme Court has ordered the seizure of assets belonging to exiled opposition members.
An activist has been found beaten and unconscious in a southern Tanzanian village, prompting fears of a crackdown on opposition politics.
Rwanda buried the remains of almost 85,000 victims from the country’s 1994 genocide on Saturday.
Rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in South Sudan to investigate the killing of two outspoken activists in 2017.
Ugandan politician and pop star Bobi Wine appeared in public on Thursday to announce he escaped from house arrest.
The European Union (EU) has denied accusations that it is funding a road-building project in Eritrea that relies on “forced labour”.
Sexual violence has become so common in South Sudan that mothers in the country are teaching their daughters how to survive being raped, according to Yasmin Sooka, chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights.
Three schoolgirls in Burundi are facing up to five years in prison for drawing on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has raised concern that Eritrea’s controversial policy of forced conscription continues, despite a peace deal signed with neighbouring Ethiopia last year.