Diane Rwigara, a vocal critic of Paul Kagame and Rwanda's authoritarian regime, has been charged with inciting insurrection and forgery after she was barred from challenging Kagame in the presidential election this past August.
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Tanzania briefly detained two musicians, after posting videos deemed obscene, in the latest crackdown on social media.
The three-month online blackout under Ethiopia's authoritarian regime appears to be coming to an end in the country.
Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for genocide, has ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners.
The son of Angola's former dictator has been charged with fraud relating to a $500 million transaction.
HRF criticized the Nigerian regime for failing to improve human rights conditions since the country’s review in 2013.
Opposition leader Julius Maada Bio was sworn in as the president of Sierra Leone's competitive authoritarian regime.
Nigeria's Boko Haram attacked two villages on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, killing at least 15 people.
On Monday, the ruling coalition of Ethiopia's authoritarian regime appointed Abiye Ahmed as its new prime minister.
The LGBT community in Nigeria is being targeted by police officers for extortion and abuse. Read more in the Guardian.
Uganda: Attackers lobbed explosive devices at the residences of two opposition lawmakers in assaults that the legislators…
Zimbabwe's authoritarian regime arrested journalist over report Grace Mugabe gave used underwear to supporters. Learn more:…
The ruling party of Kenya's competitive authoritarian regime, the Jubilee Party, presented proposals to parliament intended…