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Senior Rwandan opposition official stabbed and killed

A senior official in an opposition political party in Rwanda was stabbed to death, in what the party’s leader said was an attempt to...

Opposition MP elected Algeria Parliament chairman

Algerian lawmakers elected an Islamist opposition figure chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite. Parliament elected Slimane...

Chad opposition leader arrested

France arrested a Chadian rebel leader along with two other people for alleged crimes against humanity, the Paris prosecutor’s office said . General Mahamat Nouri,...

Egypt to free opposition figures

Egypt’s public prosecutor ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who criticised President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said. Former...

Burundi moves to seize opposition assets

Burundi’s Supreme Court ordered the seizure of assets belonging to opposition activists in exile, the latest swipe in an internationally condemned crackdown by President...

Zimbabwe government and opposition to meet

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting to draw up terms for a national dialogue, they said, following a brutal crackdown...

Tanzania court rejects petition on draft legislation curbing opposition

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Tanzania's High Court rejected a petition from some opposition leaders to halt parliamentary debate on draft legislation they say would criminalise many legitimate political...

Opposition candidates banned from Senegal presidential election

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Two of Senegal's best known opposition figures have been barred from running in presidential elections next month, the Constitutional Council said, increasing President Macky...

Ethiopian PM meets opposition

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister met members of 81 opposition parties to discuss reforming the electoral system, his office said, as he pressed on...

Teargas used to break up Uganda meeting

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Police in Uganda used teargas and live rounds to disperse opposition supporters, an opposition aide said. The clash occurred in Rukungiri, home...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...