Ethiopia’s national human rights commission is calling upon the government to deploy national defence forces in areas recently hit by an uptake in ethnic violence.
The family of Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara say she and her mother have been released on bail, after being detained for more than a year.
Rwanda has made it illegal for cartoonists and writers to publish work that “humiliates” public officials, as part of new revisions to the country’s penal code.
Eritrea has been, rather unaffectionately, labelled as Africa’s North Korea by a large section of the Western media in recent years. The secretive state was the single largest source of refugees arriving in Europe between 2014 and 2016 – which
The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) upcoming presidential election could be threatened by ongoing human rights violations in the country.
Security forces in Ethiopia have arrested thousands of people following ethnic clashes in the capital, Addis Ababa.
Ugandan politician Bobi Wine was “escorted” home by police upon his return to the country with authorities denying the MP was arrested.
Former presidential candidate and Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara faces trial today after months of delays.
Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has taken to social media to give his account of the “torture” he received from soldiers while being detained for more than two weeks.
Uganda’s speaker of parliament has called for the arrest of security forces suspected of torturing 33 people, including pop star MP Bobi Wine.
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