Thirteen United Nations workers have been released, a week after they were abducted by South Sudan rebels, the UN has announced. A total of 31 UN peacekeeping members were kidnapped by rebels last week, but the majority were soon released.
Rwanda has been accused of manipulating poverty statistics to hide worsening conditions of the country’s poorest people.
An Al-Shabaab hotel attack in Somalia has killed at least 15 people in the capital, Mogadishu.
Tanzania’s ruling party will stay in power after CCM candidate John Magufuli won the presidential elections with 58% of the votes.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame is one step closer to a third term in power, after the nation’s lower house of parliament passed the necessary constitutional amendment.
An African Union (AU) report on the civil war in South Sudan has cited evidence of gross human rights violations.
At least a dozen people were killed in Burundi on Monday and Tuesday, as the nation’s political crisis continues to spark violence.
Tanzania presidential candidate Edward Lowassa has called for a recount of Sunday’s poll, on the grounds of voting irregularities.
Fresh doubts have been cast on the most anticipated presidential election in Tanzania’s history, as reports emerge of ‘fake’ ballot papers being discovered.
Opposition parties in South Sudan have united in a nation-wide effort to stop the creation of 28 states in the African country.