An explosion injured 29 people in the Ethiopian town of Ambo on Sunday at a rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.
An investigative report carried out by Kenyan news publication Daily Nation claims to have found fish imported from China containing 427 times the recommended amount of lead.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon police in Uganda to provide greater support for victims of sexual violence rather than perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming.
More than 6,000 bodies have been found across six mass graves in Burundi – the largest discovery since excavations began in 2014.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Tanzania’s ruling party of threatening opposition leaders in the latest report from the organisation criticising the government’s attack on free speech.
Uganda is the latest country to be invaded by swarms of locusts ina crisis that already threatens crops in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
The United Nations has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children abducted by South Sudan’s leading opposition group.
A court in Kenya has cleared nine people charged with causing the deaths of almost 50 people during the collapse of a dam in 2018.
Somalia has declared a national emergency over a number of large locust swarms that are spreading across East Africa.