Five pregnant school girls were arrested in Tanzania over the weekend in the southeastern town of Tandahimba.
Five Kenyan policemen have been killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack, a government official confirmed this week.
Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place.
Rwanda has banned the importation of meat, dairy products, vegetables and fruit from South Africa over an outbreak of listeriosis viral disease.
South Sudanese citizens are fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo amid the latest clashes between government troops and rebel forces.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.
Uganda’s army says it attacked a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, where militants killed 14 UN peacekeepers earlier this month.
Up to 30 percent of Somalia’s national military is unarmed, according to the government’s “Operational Readiness Assessment”.
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has praised Djibouti after the government announced that all refugees camps in the country are to be considered as villages.
South Sudan’s army captured a rebel headquarters in Lasu on Monday as fresh peace talks began in Ethiopia, which aim to bring the country’s four-year civil conflict to an end.
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