19 September 17

Forces in DR Congo kill 36 Burundi refugees

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) killed at least 36 Burundi refugees during protests over plans to send them back to Burundi.

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19 September 17

50 killed in week of violence in eastern Ethiopia

At least 50 people have been killed and more than 50,000 displaced during a week of clashes between Ethiopia’s Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.

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15 September 17

South Sudan: Red Cross stops aid after staff member killed

The Red Cross has halted aid operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen killed one of its staff members.

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10 September 17

Somalia: 6 people killed in suicide bomb attack

At least six people died when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in central Somalia on Sunday.

07 September 17

Kenya: Two policemen killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Sunday, in an attack which authorities say looks like a terrorist attack.

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29 August 17

Rwanda: 7 people killed by crocodiles as dry spell continues

At least seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month, according to locals.

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28 August 17

Uganda: Kampala choked by heavy trucks in city centre

The Ugandan capital Kampala is struggling to cope with the increased traffic of heavy trucks, despite a directive banning them from the city centre in 2011.

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27 August 17

Tanzania wants the UN to repatriate more than 8,000 Burundi refugees

Tanzania’s government is urging the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to repatriate more than 8,000 Burundi refugees.

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26 August 17

Somalia: 10 civilians killed in US-backed raid

Somalia forces backed by US troops shot dead ten civilians – including three children – during a counter-terror operation on Friday, witnesses in the area say.

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25 August 17

Kenya: Swiss couple found dead by Mombasa roadside

The bodies of an elderly Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in the coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday.

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