Eritrean troops in Ethiopia’s Tigray regions are blocking critical aid from reaching those who need it in the region, according to reports from CNN.
The United Nations says a peacekeeping mission was attacked by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighters in North Kivu on Monday.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.
Somalia says it is restoring diplomatic relations with Kenya, six months after the country severed ties with its neighbour, accusing Kenya of meddling in elections taking place in Jubbaland.
The United Nations and human rights groups have condemned the passing of Uganda’s Sexual Offences Bill that criminalises same-sex relations.
Tanzania’s new president Samia Suluhu Hassan announced new measures to restrict the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared a “state of siege” in the eastern provinces of Ituri and North Kivu amid escalating violence.
Tanzania’s newly-appointed president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, announced on Saturday that the government will temporarily reduce income tax in the country.
The EU has announced a new funding package worth €43.5 ($51 million) to help South Sudan deal with one of the worst food shortages in its history.
The United Nation Security Council has issued its first statement on the conflict taking place in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, more than months after national troops marched into the region.