A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.
The US has imposed further sanctions on Eritrea, this time for attempting to buy military equipment from North Korea.
The United Nations is calling on South Sudan’s government to protect civilians and aid workers in the country following a series of attacks against both groups.
South Sudan’s main rebel group is threatening to end oil production in the country, after releasing three foreign oil workers who were kidnapped earlier this month.
The Ethiopian government has extended the country’s state of emergency by four months in a move widely anticipated by critics.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.
Hundreds of Somali soldiers held a strike in Mogadishu on Sunday, in protest over unpaid wages.
The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) has released 127 prisoners captured during fighting in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.
Ethiopia has accused Eritrean rebels of staging an attack on the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.
Somalia’s new president pledged to tackle the country’s problems with insecurity and corruption as he was sworn in on Wednesday.
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