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Kenya media, opposition crackdown criticised

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A top Kenyan newspaper published a fake death notice of a prominent opposition financier, a bizarre error rights groups interpreted as another...

Ethiopian opposition leader gets six months in jail

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An Ethiopian court sentenced a senior opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court because he raised his hand...

Egyptian opposition member attacked

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A leading member of an opposition campaign challenging Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in upcoming elections was attacked outside his home in...

South Sudan opposition groups meet in Kenya

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South Sudanese opposition groups tried to forge a united front on Monday ahead of an expected resumption of peace talks, in the...

Opposition official and others charged for plotting against Rwanda government

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A Rwandan opposition official and eight others were charged with forming an armed group and seeking to overthrow government - indictments that...

Zambian opposition leader arrested

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Police arrested a Zambian opposition leader and said he would be charged with defaming President Edgar Lungu, an offence that carries a...

Ugandan police arrest 56 for holding illegal meetings

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Ugandan police have arrested 56 people for holding illegal assemblies, the police said on Thursday, but an opposition official accused them of...

Niger opposition leader convicted of inciting coup

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A court in Niger handed an opposition leader a three-month suspended sentence for agitating for the overthrow of government, a move his...

DRC opposition leader wants protection if he returns

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DR Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi filed a legal complaint with the UN Human Rights Committee, in the hope of international protection...

Egyptian opposition leader detained

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A prominent Egyptian opposition leader was detained for "offending public decency" amid what rights lawyers say is a wave of arrests of...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...