People in Ethiopia face up to two years in prison for refusing to wear a face mask or deliberately violate restrictions in place to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Police in Kenya face legal action from rights groups over the killing of 15 people during the first nine weeks of a curfew implemented due to Coivd-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has set up a seven-person independent commission to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers during the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Floods in Kenya’s eastern Baringo county have displaced an estimated 20,000 people, according to the country’s Environment Ministry.
Schoolchildren in Kenya are set to return to the classroom on October 19 – for the first time since Covid-19 restrictions closed education facilities across the country – under new proposals.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports that thousands of students in Eritrea have been moved to military training camps where they will begin compulsory military training.
Uganda’s government has suspended 208 humanitarian agencies over non-compliance with operational regulations.
On August 27, the first group of Burundian refugees repatriating from neighbouring Rwanda began their return journey home.
Rwanda has increased the length of its evening curfew and restricted movement in the western Rusizi area after a surge in coronavirus cases.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of a deadly measles epidemic that claimed the lives of more than 7,000 children under the age of five during a 25-month period.