At least four people have been killed in Sudan after opposition groups started a civil disobedience campaign, demanding a transition of power.
More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.
Burundi’s application to join the Southern African Development Council (SADC) has been rejected over concerns about the country’s political instability and ongoing tensions with neighbouring Rwanda.
Sudan’s ruling military council has cancelled all previous agreements with opposition groups and called for snap elections after security forces killed at least 35 people on Monday.
Aid groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say the number of Ebola cases in the country’s outbreak are set to exceed 2,000.
Protesters in Sudan say at least 35 people have been killed after security forces stormed their main camp in the capital, Khartoum.
Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.
Tanzania and Zambia have settled plans to build a $1.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries, according to Tanzania’s energy minister.
The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.
South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.