Kenya has joined the Global Coalition against Daesh, an international group of nations standing together in the fight against Islamic State.
More than 780 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since an outbreak was declared in August.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has reopened the border with Eritrea, which had been closed since early January 2018.
At least 11 people were killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC’s) top opposition leader Martin Fayulu has called upon supporters to engage in “peaceful resistance” following his controversial presidential election loss earlier this year.
The Sudanese army has issued a statement insisting it will not allow the state to fall as weeks of anti-government protests continue.
Tanzania’s parliament has passed new amendments to legislation granting the government sweeping powers over political parties in the country.
Despite growing speculation of a global economic crisis in 2020 and mounting challenges facing African nations, the International Monetary Fund and the African Development Bank (AfDB) both predict overall growth in Africa will improve in 2019 and 2020. In the 2019
South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.
Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state has signed a ceasefire deal with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group after months of sporadic violence in the region.