Tanzania opposition figure returns home from exile to challenge president
He was riddled with bullets before seeking exile in Beligum, but a political giant from Tanzania has now returned home. Tundu Lissu wants to run for president. But first, a new outbreak of violence in Darfur has killed more than 60 people, according to the UN. Sudan's prime minister says troops will be sent to the conflict-stricken region. And in DR Congo, the currency has lost 15 percent of its value in the past three months. The knock-on effect on ordinary Congolese is often severe, as our correpondents report.
Barcelona, Real Madrid face easy opposition on La Liga restart
Solomon Fowowe talks about the return on LaLiga this week. Barcelona, Real Madrid face easy opposition on La Liga restart.
Zimbabwe opposition arrests: five officials in custody after entering party headquarters
In this edition, Zimbabwe police arrested five opposition officials in tensions on Friday. They were gathered at their party's headquarters after it was forcibly occupied by a rival faction. Also, South Africa has launched a 'Black Friday' campaign in response to the death of George Floyd in the United States. And the families of the twelve Burkinabés who died in police custody on the night of May 11th demand answers. Our correspondent has more on the investigation.
UK general election: Voters head to the polls
The third election in less than five years has been described as the most important in decades. The outcome could see Boris Johnson make good on his promise to "get Brexit done." Follow the latest developments here.
Uganda's opposition fights to be heard amid clampdown on dissent
As Uganda moves closer to 2021 elections, the opposition has a tough fight ahead to loosen President Yoweri Museveni's three-decade hold on power.
Labour's Corbyn: Johnson's Brexit plan won't pass Brussels, or Parliament
UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has said Boris Johnson's Brexit plans would falter in Brussels and at the hands of British politicians. Meanwhile, the EU's Donald Tusk said he remained "open but still unconvinced."
Russian investigators raid opposition's offices across country
Russia's opposition says that investigators have launched raids on its offices across the country, in the latest move to put pressure on government critics. Ivan Zhdanov, the director of Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), said the raids were taking place in 15 cities and that investigators were outside the foundation's offices in Moscow.
Three killed as opposition and government forces face off in Comoros
Three killed as opposition and government forces face off in Comoros.
DR Congo elections: Opposition candidate Fayulu to challenge results in court
DR Congo elections: Opposition candidate Fayulu to challenge results in court.