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Ugandan journalist detained

Ugandan police arrested a prominent journalist and news anchor of one of the country’s biggest TV stations for alleged subversive activities. Samson Kasumba is being...

Journalists detained in Uganda

Eight Ugandan journalists were detained as they marched in Kampala to protest what they said were police abuses, including beatings and detentions, during coverage...

Journalist detained in Algeria

A court in Algeria ordered the detention of a journalist and activist on charges of “undermining the morale of the army”, according to a...

Turks detained in Libya released

Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey’s foreign ministry spokesman said a day after it...

Egyptian opposition leader detained

Egypt detained a leading opposition figure and allies on charges of plotting to bring down the government with opposition groups saying the arrests aimed...

Rebels held in Chad

Scores of rebels are in army custody in northern Chad following air strikes to repel an incursion from Libya, Chad’s army and intelligence sources...

Mursi’s son detained

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Egyptian police detained the youngest son of ousted former president Mohamed Mursi at home on the outskirts of Cairo, his brother and...

Kenya detains Chinese apparently carrying security equipment

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Kenya arrested five Chinese nationals with security equipment who claimed to be setting up a security company but lacked the proper visas....

Son of ex-Angolan president detained in graft probe

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The son of Angola's ex-president was detained in connection with an investigation into corruption and other crimes, the official ANGOP news agency...

Detained Ugandan lawmaker’s rights violated – report

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A popular Ugandan musician-turned-legislator arraigned on treason charges had breathing problems and was left partially paralysed after beatings in detention, lawmakers who...

Journalist detained in Nigeria

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Nigerian police detained a journalist for refusing to reveal the source of an article on a confidential letter from the chief of...

Egyptian opposition leader detained

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Egypt's state security prosecutors ordered prominent opposition leader, Hazim Abdelazim, detained for 15 days pending investigation over joining an illegal organisation and...

Egyptian blogger detained for 15 days to allow for investigation

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Egypt's state security prosecutor ordered prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas detained for 15 days for investigation on charges including involvement with...

Egypt detains prominent blogger

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Egyptian security forces detained prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas, two security sources and his lawyer said, the latest activist to be...

Egyptian activist held after critical video posted

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Egyptian police detained an activist after she posted a video on social media criticising government for failing to protect women against sexual...

Kenya opposition politician allegedly assaulted

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A Kenyan opposition politician government authorities deported in contravention of a court order said he was assaulted, drugged and dragged onto a...

Kenyan opposition politician held in custody

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Kenyan police kept an opposition politician in custody in apparent defiance of a judge's order to bring him to court ahead of...

Opposition politician detained at Nairobi airport

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The lawyer of an opposition politician of dual Kenyan and Canadian citizenship said his client was detained by police at Nairobi airport...

Third Kenyan opposition legislator detained

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Kenyan police detained a third opposition legislator who attended a symbolic "swearing-in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga in a direct challenge to...

Sudan detains media men

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Sudanese authorities detained a Reuters stringer and an AFP reporter covering protests in Khartoum, the external information council, which deals with foreign...

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