Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.
A political coalition including several high-profile Egyptians sharply criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for a speech in which he warned off anyone seeking to challenge his rule, amid growing calls for a boycott of presidential elections.
South Africa's Parliament scheduled a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma for February 22, the Parliament's speaker said on Friday, following a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party.
Kenya on Friday arrested an opposition lawyer and defied a court order to lift a ban on three private television stations that had covered the symbolic presidential inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga.
In a ceremony that Kenya's government warned would be treason, opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term after months of deadly election turmoil.