As Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finishing of the Men’s Marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympics, he didn’t just claim his silver medal in the running event – he also brought the world’s attention to events taking place in his home country,
Tanzania’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been released unharmed, nine days after he was abducted by gunmen.
Ethiopia has signed a peace deal with rebel group, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), after 34 years of insurgency in the country’s eastern Somali Region State.
Members of South Sudanese rebel group the Federal Democratic Party (FDP) have accused Riek Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) of violating the country’s ceasefire.
Authorities in Ethiopia have released more than 1,100 people arrested over violent protests in and around the capital of Addis Ababa in September.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the release of hundreds of South Sudanese civilians kidnapped by opposition forces.
Kenya Olympic running hero Kip Keino handed himself over to police on Thursday, amidst accusations of corruption and abuse of office.
Africas youngest billionaire has been abducted by gunmen in the Tanzanian capital of Dar Es Salaam.
At least 20 people have been killed by two suspected suicide bombings in the southern Somali city of Baidoa.
After 20 years of bitter conflict, the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia is officially open for business and merchants are trading freely across the former war zone.