ARTICLES RELATING TO EAST AFRICA

Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster

2019-05-23 22:04

Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked.

Ethiopia begins rationing electricity for homes and industries

2019-05-22 06:57

Ethiopia started to ration electricity after a drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams led to a production deficit.

UN human rights expert denounces attacks on Sudan protesters

2019-05-19 06:58

UN Sudan expert calls for 'thorough' probes into killings of demonstrators amid breakdown in political transition talks.

South Sudan sacks 40 overseas diplomats for going AWOL

2019-05-16 22:16

South Sudan says it has sacked 40 overseas diplomats for not showing up for work, some of them for years.

Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body

2019-05-15 22:15

At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body.

Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority

2019-05-14 05:16

Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country.

US air strike kills 13 ISIS fighters in Somalia - US army

2019-05-10 14:03

The US military has stepped up its campaign of air strikes in Somalia since US President Donald Trump took office.

Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays

2019-05-09 20:34

Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration.

Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee

2019-05-06 22:51

Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says.

Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions

2019-04-24 21:35

Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend.

 

Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism

2019-05-23 17:55

A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

2019-05-20 05:05

Poor Kenyan Somalis registered as Dadaab refugees to access benefits, but say they are now being refused nationality.

Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage

2019-05-17 08:00

Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.

Kenyan al-Shabaab returnees recount stories of pain and fear

2019-05-16 17:49

Human rights campaigners say hundreds of Kenyans willingly joined al-Shaabab as fighters, porters and wives or were duped to do so.

Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll

2019-05-15 15:18

The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived.

Money, guns and brides fuel South Sudan's cattle wars

2019-05-13 20:15

Weak rays of early morning sun seep through the smoke rising from smouldering piles of dried dung, keeping flies away from the precious cattle.

US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters

2019-05-09 21:14

The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule.

Sudan in transition: Protesters call to dismantle army influence

2019-05-07 21:41

On April 11, former President Omar al-Bashir lost the game of power to Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. Watch this report

Soweto mom to tackle Kilimanjaro for SA children with burns

2019-04-25 07:48

A mother from Soweto will be honouring her two boys when she embarks on the Avela Foundation's attempt to summit Kilimanjaro in June.

WATCH: Frustrated by government inaction, Kenyan man builds road himself

2019-04-24 05:59

After continuous calls for a new road proved futile, Kaganda resident Nicholas Muchemi took it upon himself to dig a road for his neighbours.

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