The latest Global Peace Index says the world is slightly more peaceful this year than it was in 2016, but East Africa is one exception. Political instability fluctuates unpredictably in the region and a number of conflicts have added to an
A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped in the Uganda capital, Kampala, officials said on Thursday.
The US says it is disturbed by “irregularities” in Rwanda’s presidential election last week.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has secured a third term in power after a landslide victory in the country’s 2017 presidential poll.
Hundreds of Kenyans are crossing the border into Uganda each day ahead of presidential elections next week, as fears over potential violence increase.
Kenya’s national police has ordered 180,000 security officers to man Tuesday’s presidential elections, as fears over potential violence mount.
Uganda and Tanzania put plans in motion on Saturday to begin construction of a $3.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries.
At least seven soldiers were killed in landmine explosions, targeting a military convoy, on Saturday near Baidoa town.
Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
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Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Sunday, […]