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12/06/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan Muslim NGO bank accounts stay frozen despite terror links ruling

A Kenyan court ruled on Thursday that two Muslim rights groups must be removed from the government’s list of terrorist groups.
10/06/2015 - Analysis: Burundi

Burundi election boycott on the cards following delay to polls, analysts

Burundi’s opposition and protesters in the capital Bujumbura are likely to boycott the country’s delayed elections, according to analysts.
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07/06/2015 - Interview: South Africa - US

South Africa loses game of chicken in renewal of US trade agreement

South Africa’s "chicken war" with the US has been resolved, removing a barrier to the renewal of a key trade agreement.
Dead protester carried on stretcher through Buterere Bujumbura during protests, 12 May 2015
13/05/2015 - Burundi

Burundi snapshot: Police open fire on protesters in Bujumbura

At least 20 protesters have been killed in clashes with security forces in Burundi over the past two weeks in demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Protesters marching on the streets of the Kinindo neighbourhood of Bujumbura, 12 May 2015
12/05/2015 - Burundi

East African Community must support the people, says former Burundian president Ndayizeye

Heads of state from the East African Community must support the Burundian people and uphold the Arusha Agreement that they helped broker, former Burundian president Domitien Ndayizeye, who led a ...
11/05/2015 - Burundi

Crackdown on protests in Burundi needs to stop, say women during downtown demonstration

Women staged the first major protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza in downtown Bujumbura on Sunday, demonstrating against his candidacy for a third term in office.
Extension of UN mandate in Western Sahara: the status quo or agreement in sight?
05/05/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Extension of UN mandate in Western Sahara: the status quo or agreement in sight?

The UN Security Council has voted to extend the mandate of the UN mission in Western Sahara, one of the world’s longest-standing territorial disputes.
01/05/2015 - Burundi

Burundi’s army called on to protect protesters against ruling party youth wing, says civil society

At least seven people have died and 66 injured in nearly a week of clashes between police and demonstrators in Burundi, with many suffering gunshot wounds, according to the Burundian Red Cross.
Analysis: Burundi protests - the opposition, security forces and regional implications
28/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Analysis: Burundi protests - the opposition, security forces and regional implications

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza will not back down on his bid for a third term in office, despite three days of protests.
Faure Gnassingbe waves to a crowd at a campaign rally in Tado, Togo, 13 April 2015
24/04/2015 - Togo

Togolese voters won't accept fraudulent election results, says opposition

Togo’s opposition warned on Friday that tampering with this weekend’s election results could trigger violence.
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