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Merera Gudina: Ethiopia releases opposition leader

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention. Prison authorities told his family that he was released...

Democracy on decline in Kenya, NGO finds

Democratic rights are increasingly not respected in Kenya, states a new report on the global status of freedom. The survey by Washington-based Freedom House, a...

UN probes DR Congo clashes that killed Burundi refugees

The United Nations announced Tuesday it will investigate the death of 39 Burundian refugees in clashes with soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Museveni meets his Luweero war abductee

Kampala- President Museveni has met Dr Pierre Perrin, a former medic with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who was once kidnapped by...

Burundi Government Accused of Arresting Opponents of Constitutional Changes

NAIROBI —  Burundi's government recently proposed constitutional changes that would, among other things, allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in office beyond 2020. Civil society...

Kenyan Catholic Priest Arrested for Sodomy

NAIROBI —  A Kenyan police report says a Roman Catholic priest is in custody for allegedly sodomizing a man. Police said Tuesday that villagers in Muranga...

South Sudan’s Cease-fire Broken by Both Sides, Monitors Say

JUBA, — Sixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors. Both government and opposition...

Kenya: Customs officials destroy Sh13.5m contraband in Busia

Customs officials at the Busia one-stop border post on Tuesday destroyed counterfeit and illegal goods destined for the Kenyan market. They said the goods...

Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country was not meddling in the internal affairs of Sudan and Ethiopia as he sought to defuse...

Sudan’s foreign minister withdraws his resignation after mediations

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour had resigned to protest interferences in his diplomatic activities last week but he withdrew it after the intervention of the...