Piracy off the coast of Somalia is on the rise again, according to US military officials.
A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.
The US is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia as it continues to take a more active role in the battle against Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab.
Somalia’s new military chief has survived a suspected Al-Shabaab car bomb attack that killed at least 17 people on Sunday.
Drought-stricken Somali is facing a cholera outbreak as the country’s clean water sources dry up, according to aid officials.
Four aid workers participating in a World Health Organisation (WHO) exercise were kidnapped in southern Somalia by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday, according to police in the country.
South Sudan is suspending plans to charge foreign workers up to $10,000 in visa fees, following widespread criticism from aid workers.
The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.
Health experts say a malaria epidemic in the country has killed at least 700 people and infected 1.8 million.
Doctors in Kenya have called off a strike that lasted 100 days after reaching a deal with the government on Tuesday.
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