Police used teargas to break up an election rally for opposition candidate Kizza Besigye. At least one man was killed. Besigye is considered the strongest of seven candidates challenging incumbent president Yoweri Museveni.
Police in Uganda have arrested at least 53 people including an opposition leader, for demonstrating against a plan to amend the constitution and scrap the presidential age limit.
Even before the result is official, there can be no doubt that Uhuru Kenyatta has been reelected president of Kenya. But the threat of violence remains, says DW's Andrea Schmidt.
Kenya's government has threatened to clamp down on social media users who spread hate speech or fake news that could fan violence in the lead up to elections next month.
Burundi's government and opposition alliance plan to meet at the end of July for talks to end the country's two-year political conflict. As tensions escalate, this goal looks less likely by the day.
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