A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.
An inquiry carried out by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has found that Sudanese authorities orchestrated an attack against pro-democracy demonstrators on 3 June 2019 that may have killed as many as 241 people.
Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.
Kenya’s government has launched pesticide spraying operations in several counties in an effort to contain its worst locust infestation in 70 years.
The European Union (EU) has pledged €100 million to support Sudan’s civilian-led government in its ongoing transition towards a democratic system.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.
A United Nations investigator has condemned a lack of progress on numerous human rights issues in Eritrea and a series of recent events that no improvements are being made in the country.
Human rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Ethiopia to reveal the whereabouts of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa.
Ethiopian authorities have detained 13 Canadian healthcare workers accused of improperly practising medicine in the East African nation.
With elections looming, Ethiopia finds itself at yet another defining but equally uncertain political junction. Just a few years ago, the country was tearing itself apart through anti-government protests. Now, the East African nation is in danger of tearing itself