Eastern Africa

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KENYA: Miguna Miguna, opposition member charged with treason

A Kenyan opposition member was charged with treason in court on Tuesday for taking part in the symbolic...

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Burundi: start of registration of voters for referendum

  The registration of voters for the constitutional referendum scheduled for May 2018 and challenged by the opposition...

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Kenya: High Court suspends broadcasting ban on three media

The Kenya High Court has ordered the authorities to temporarily allow three TVs, closed for having defied the...

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Tanzania Launches E-passport As It Seeks Tighter Immigration Control

The smart travel document, among other things, will enhance national security, control illegal migrants and play a key...

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BURUNDI: Three dead in clashes between FARDC and FNL in Kiliba

Three people were killed Monday (January 29th) in the clashes between Kiliba in Uvira territory (South Kivu), the...

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Kenyan Authorities Shut Down Tv Stations To Prevent Live Coverage Of Raila Odinga’s Inauguration As People’s President

Kenyan authorities shut down TV stations to prevent live coverage of a swearing-in event by opposition leader Raila...

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Ethiopia: Former prisoner of Maekelawi recounts his ordeal

Still little detail in Ethiopia after the surprise announcement, Wednesday, January 3, of an upcoming release of detained...

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Thunder Strike Kills 3 In Central Burundi – Police

BUJUMBURA, Dec. 31 - Three people were killed and 18 others were injured in a thunder strike on...

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Global Visa Free To Rwanda, Effective 1st January 2018

The earlier announced global visa free entry into Rwanda kicks off tomorrow  the 1st of January 2018. The...

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Over 96,000 Ethiopians Returned From Saudi Arabia, Allege Abuse

Undocumented Ethiopian migrants who are being forcibly deported from Saudi Arabia by the thousands in a new crackdown...