Authorities in Sudan have suspended all schools as of Wednesday after four students were killed during protests.
At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and activists in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region.
Dozens of protesters marched in the streets of Khartoum on Monday night, this time over the killing of a civilian the previous day, allegedly by paramilitaries.
At least 10 people have been killed in the latest round of protests in Sudan with tens of thousands walking the streets of Khartoum to demonstrate against the country’s ruling military council.
Sudan has released more than 80 students and political activist who were arrested last month during deadly protests over rising bread prices and government policies.
Ethiopian police officers fired live ammunition at protesters in Oromia on Thursday to disperse crowds who were blocking roads in the town of Ambo.
Rights groups say police in Kenya have killed as many as 67 people across the country since August’s failed presidential election.
Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.
A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.