12 August 17

UN: 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smugglers

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday.

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10 August 17

Rwandan refugee kidnapped in Ugandan capital

A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped in the Uganda capital, Kampala, officials said on Thursday.

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03 August 17

Somalia: 7 soldiers killed by landmines near Baidoa

At least seven soldiers were killed in landmine explosions, targeting a military convoy, on Saturday near Baidoa town.

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29 July 17

Ethiopia ends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.

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28 July 17

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills police officer in Mandera

Somalian Islamist group Al-Shabaab killed a policeman in Kenya on Thursday, during an attack on a police station in Mandera County.

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27 July 17

Somalia: Girl killed in explosion at IDP camp, 17 injured

A child was killed and 17 people injured at an IDP camp in Somalia on Saturday after she picked up a grenade and brought it to a group of people.

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27 July 17

South Sudan: 9 killed in attack on bus convoy

Nine people have died in South Sudan after two buses travelling from Juba to Nimule were attacked on Wednesday.

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22 July 17

South Sudan ready to accept UN regional peacekeeping force

South Sudan’s government says it is ready to accept a 4,000-troop regional peacekeeping force, as part of the United Nation’s efforts in the world’s youngest nation.

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16 July 17

Kenya: 3 men sentenced to death for abusing woman

Three men in Kenya were sentenced to death on Wednesday for stripping naked and abusing a woman in during a series of attacks in 2014.

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15 July 17

Burundi: Five people killed, 50 injured in grenade attack

At least five people have been killed in a grenade attack in Burundi’s northwestern province of Kayanza.

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