Two days after the putsch that ousted President Alpha Conde, his main political opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo, told DW that he hopes the coup will lead to more democracy.
Key Venezuelan opposition figure Freddy Guevara, arrested for "treason" and "terrorism" last month, was released Sunday -- days after the start of new talks between the opposition and government.
Siarhei Tsikhanouski, arrested when he tried to run against Belarus' autocratic leader Alexander Lukashenko, has gone to trial. Exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya told DW the trial is far from fair.
Four people have died in the Senegal's worst unrest in years. Those clashes sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. Kenya launches its vaccination campaign, as countries across the continent urge for vaccine fairness in the fight against the pandemic. And as Ivory's coast's opposition eyes a comeback in Saturday's legislative election, our guest Jessica Moody tonight tells us more about whether the country can hope for national reconciliation anytime soon.
Uganda's main opposition leader has asked a tribunal in The Hague to investigate his country's president for human rights abuses. At an online press conference, police accosted Bobi Wine and dragged him from his car.
29 Oct 2020
An opposition party in Zanzibar says its presidential candidate was arrested when casting his vote. But police disputed the party's claims that officers had killed nine people.
26 Aug 2020
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says embattled President Alexander Lukashenko must go, because protesters "will not step away." Speaking to DW, she also praised the support she's received from the EU.
22 Aug 2020
The Russian opposition leader is reportedly in a coma after what his spokeswoman called a poisoning. Last year he was also suspected to have been poisoned.
22 Aug 2020
Fighting for fair elections in Belarus has made Maria Kolesnikova a leading opposition figure in the country. But until recently, the arts manager and musician had nothing to do with politics.
1 Feb 2020
The opposition leader has been accused of financial irregularities when she ran for president in 2011. The allegations are one part of a continent-wide corruption scandal involving construction giant Odebrecht.
25 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe's opposition leader promises a year of action on the streets
6 Jan 2020
The opposition leader has criticized police officers who prevented him from attending the National Assembly. He was due to be voted in as its leader for a second year.