As many as 50 women have been divorced for voting in Tanzania’s recent elections against the will of their husbands.
Twenty-seven Muslims are are being tried in Sudan on charges of apostasy – all of which are facing the death sentence if found guilty.
The South Sudanese Army (SPLA) has denied claims from one of its senior military officers that he survived an assassination attempt.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has been urged to step down at the end of his second term in power by the US ambassador to the United Nations.
At least seven people including a police officer have been killed in various attack’s across Burundi’s capital it was confirmed on Wednesday.
Ethiopia is facing nationwide power cuts as a result of low water levels at dams, following a poor rainy season, officials have reported.
Rwanda’s government has been ranked as the most efficient in Africa in the Global Competitive Report 2014-2015 – and the seventh most efficient in the world.
President John Magufuli has scrapped the usual government Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of his belt-tightening measures.
Aid groups have said they can’t keep up with the influx of Burundi refugees entering Tanzania as violence continues to escalates in their country.
UNICEF estimates nearly two million Sudanese children under the age of five suffer from malnutrition every year.