The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.
Ten Christians have been arrested in Eritrea ahead of a protest vigil in the name of Christian prisoners who died in captivity in the Horn of Africa nation.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir said on Friday that sacked army chief Paul Malong was ” in a fighting mood” when he last spoke to the military official.
Somali’s government is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo placed on the country in 1992 as it aims to defeat militant extremist group Al-Shabaab.
The UN says South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflict has forced more than two million children to flee their homes.
Somalia says it has killed one of Al-Shabaab’s regional leaders and three other members of the extremist group in a raid.
A school bus full of pupils has crashed in Tanzania, killing 36 people – most of whom were children.
A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during an operation against extremist group Al-Shabaab.
The UN’s human rights chief is calling on the Ethiopian government to allow political opposition in the country.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says there is “no media freedom” in Burundi after the country dropped four places in its latest press freedom ranking.
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