The US has criticised South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar’s failure to arrive in Juba on Monday.
The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.
Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) has seized print editions of daily newspaper Al-Taghyeer.
A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.
At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has threatened to cut the hands off carjackers in Darfur, in accordance with Shari’a law.
The EU plans to cut funding for Burundi’s peacekeeping contingent currently operating in Somalia.
South Sudan’s fractured peace deal progressed a step on Thursday after the arrival of 22 SPLA-IO police generals in Juba for the creation of a transitional government.
Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has been sworn in for his second term as leader of the semi-autonomous archipelago, following a controversial election rerun.
Rwanda and Burundi have hit back at recent comments made by US Ambassador Samantha Power about the political climate in various African nations.