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Sudan security forces arrest opposition leaders

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Sudan arrested four opposition leaders on Wednesday including veteran politician Sadiq Youssef as part of a crackdown on protests the country's opposition...

DR Congo authorities block opposition demonstration

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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo blocked an opposition demonstration in the capital aimed at putting pressure on President Joseph Kabila...

Fruit juice stunt turns sour for Ghana’s ruling party

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An attempt by Ghana's ruling party to make fun of the main opposition candidate in the presidential election by posting a photograph...

Egypt’s Sisi denies supporting Ethiopian opposition

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday denied Ethiopian accusations his country was supporting the opposition after a wave of violent protests...

DR Congo opposition leader arrested

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A Congolese opposition leader was arrested on Sunday for his role in anti-government demonstrations last month in which more than 50 people...

Zambian opposition leaders to be charged with sedition

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Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Mwamba are due to be charged with sedition by a court on...

Burundi opposition leader released from police custody

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The head of one of Burundi's opposition parties has been released, days after he was arrested for what police said was collaborating...

Zimbabwe opposition parties to protest for election reform

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Zimbabwean opposition parties will on Saturday hold protests throughout the country with or without police clearance to press the election agency for...

Gabon opposition leader urges general strike following disputed election

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Gabon's opposition leader on Monday appealed for a general strike in response to what he said was a fraudulent re-election of President...

Gambian opposition names election candidate after predecessor jailed

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Gambia's main opposition party named a new leader on Thursday to challenge President Yahya Jammeh in a December election after the jailing...

DR Congo opposition strikes in support of Kabila step down call

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Opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila went on strike on Tuesday to demand he step down when his constitutional...

Jailed Gambia opposition official dies in hospital – party

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A detained official from Gambia's main opposition movement died in hospital over the weekend, his United Democratic Party said its second member...

DR Congo opposition rejects election talks

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Congo's main opposition alliance at the weekend rejected talks with the government of President Joseph Kabila over elections due to have been...

Gambia convicts more opposition supporters over protests

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A court in Gambia convicted 11 opposition supporters on Thursday on charges including unlawful assembly, rioting and conspiracy after they staged a...

Zambian police arrest 28 in raid on opposition official’s home

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Zambian police arrested 28 opposition supporters on Wednesday on suspicion of rioting and making petrol bombs, the latest sign of political tensions...

Ugandan opposition leader released on bail

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Uganda's veteran opposition leader Kizza Besigye was released on bail on Tuesday after being detained for about two months on treason charges,...

DR Congo ruling party officials behind demo attack – rights body...

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Rights campaigners accused police and ruling party officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday of recruiting thugs to attack a peaceful...

Ethiopian opposition says members beaten, illegally detained

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An Ethiopian opposition group accused police and security officials of beating, illegally detaining and abducting more than 150 of its members between...

Guinea opposition secures key seat in tense parliament vote

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Guinea's election authorities on Thursday declared an opposition politician winner of the country's most hotly contested parliamentary seat, a result that should...

Mauritanian opposition parties to boycott legislative election

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Mauritania's main opposition parties announced a boycott of November's legislative election on Friday after talks with the government over preparations for the...

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