Camels in Kenya have tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, according to studies.
The African Union has been called upon by its own peace and security council to speed up plans for troop deployment in Burundi, as violence in the country continues to escalate.
A growing number of young women in Uganda are falling victim to sex attacks through social media, according to reports.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has advised Kenya to deal with terrorists ruthlessly and vowed to support the country in its fight against extremism.
Tanzania’s ongoing cholera outbreak has killed 54 people since August, according to the United Nations. A report released by the UN also shows 3,559 others have been suspected or confirmed to have contracted the infectious disease. The UN has voiced concerns
South Sudanese rebels have accused President Salva Kiir’s government of carrying out fresh air and ground attacks against civilians. Opposition spokesman, Colonel William Gatjiath Deng, claimed in a press statement that the government carried out air attacks on Monday morning in
Five Tanzanian albino children, who were attacked and mutilated by thugs, are returning home after being treated in the US. More than 76 albinos have been murdered in Tanzania since 2000 – and many more mutilated – under the superstition
Somalia’s new Chief of Army, General Mohamed Aden Ahmed, has vowed to continue the country’s battle against militant groups. Speaking at his inauguration ceremony, the new army chief praised the work of his predecessor, Dahir Aden Elmi, and promised to
Malaria fatalities are “skyrocketing” in an overcrowded camp in South Sudan, killing three children every day, according to a medical charity. The UN protection of civilian (PoC) site in Bentiu is suffering a devastating malaria outbreak, with cases 43 times
Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced his resignation at the […]
Djibouti’s government has seized control of a container port operated […]
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam […]
At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions […]
Six Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army […]