Human Right Watch (HRW) says at least eight Burundian refugees have been forcibly returned to their home country while many more have faced human right violations including arbitrary detention, forced disappearance and torture.
Ethiopian forces have manned the border between the country’s northern Tigray region and neighbouring Sudan, allegedly blocking refugees from re-entering the country.
A CIA officer has been killed in combat during an unspecified operation in the Horn of Africa nation.
At least 45 people have been killed in ongoing protest violence in Uganda as unrest continues across parts of the capital, Kampala, and other areas of the country.
At least 37 people have been killed in violent protests over the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the end to its latest Ebola outbreak, almost six months after cases were first reported.
Tigray forces in Ethiopia fired rockets across the border into Eritrea following claims Ethiopian soldiers were using an airport in the Eritrean capital to attack Tigray fighters. Ethiopia’s civil conflict between government forces and the Tigray is approaching its second
Tanzania President John Magufuli has secured a second term in power after winning a landslide victory in the country’s latest presidential election.
Ethiopia’s army says it is at war against forces in the country’s heavily-armed Tigray region after Nobel Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops in the region.
Tanzania President John Magufuli was sworn in for the second time on Thursday after his contested landslide election win last month.