Human Rights Watch (HRW) has raised concern that Eritrea’s controversial policy of forced conscription continues, despite a peace deal signed with neighbouring Ethiopia last year.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned about 700 political prisoners jailed under the regime of his predecessor Joseph Kabila.
The World Health Orgainzation (WHO) says a deadly form of pneumonic plague has broken out along Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
At least eight people have been killed in an explosion at a livestock market in Somalia’s southwestern Bay region.
The US military has conducted an airstrike in Somalia in response to an attack by al-Shabaab militants against a Somali-led force and its accompanying US military advisors.
Sudan’s parliament has approved a nation-wide state of emergency of six months in place of the one-year period ordered by President Omar al-Bashir last month.
Kenya Airways Plc has said it is reconsidering early-stage plans to buy Boeing 737 Max aircraft following last week’s crash in Ethiopia.
An Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been attacked for the second time, killing a police officer and wounding a health worker.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all women protesters detained during months of nationwide demonstrations.
An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed on Sunday, shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.