19 March 18

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of destabilising security

Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.

18 March 18

Burundi named world’s unhappiest country

Burundi is the world’s unhappiest nation, according to the World Happiness Report 2018, released on Wednesday.

16 March 18

Kenya’s High Court hands check to Big Sugar

A judge from Kenya’s High Court has quashed an imposition of excise duty on bottled water, fruit juices, energy drinks, sodas and cosmetic products, claiming the tax as unconstitutional. The ruling has been interpreted by some as a win for
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16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

13 March 18

Ethiopian soldiers kill 9 civilians in ‘accidental shooting’

Soldiers in Ethiopia killed nine civilians in the Oromia region on Saturday in what the state media described as an “accidental shooting” on Sunday.

10 March 18

Rwanda: 16 people killed as lightening strike hits church

At least 16 people have been killed and 140 others injured when lightning struck a church on Saturday.

05 March 18

DRC: More than 30 killed in Ituri province as ethnic clashes continue

More than 30 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province during the latest round of ethnic violence in the country’s northeast.

25 February 18

South Sudan: UN identifies military officials accused of war crimes

United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity.

24 February 18

Somalia: 27 people killed in Mogadishu explosions

At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

23 February 18

Al-Shabaab demanding money child recruits from Somali villages

Militant group al-Shabaab is extorting large sums of money and forcibly recruiting children from villages in Somalia.


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