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.
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.
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.
The US is imposing visa restrictions on Ugandans linked to the country’s contested election in January.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s government reshuffle emboldens rights abusers in the country by promoting a top official accused of ongoing human rights abuses.