04 June 19

Uganda bans sale of alcohol in sachets

Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.

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04 June 19

UN to reduce AMISOM troops by 1,000

The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.

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03 June 19

South Sudan criticises sanctions renewal, says it threatens peace

South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.

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03 June 19

Kenya bans fishing near Somalia border over security concerns

Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.

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03 June 19

Sudan: 13 killed as security forces turn on protesters

At least 13 people have been killed in Sudan’s capital after security forces attempted to disperse a long-running sit-in outside the military headquarters.

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30 May 19

Sudan: Pregnant woman killed during security forces clash

A pregnant woman was killed in Sudan’s capital city on Wednesday after security forces started firing upon each other.

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30 May 19

UN renews sanctions, arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations (UN) has extended sanctions against South Sudan, including an arms embargo, for another year.

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28 May 19

South Sudan: Japan & WHO donate six ambulances to boost health services

The government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) have donated six ambulances to South Sudan.

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20 May 19

Uganda: Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes

At least even people have died and dozens more remain missing after a boat capsized on Uganda’s Lake Albert.

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20 May 19

Kenyan ‘Somali refugees’ claim citizenship rights are being denied

Thousands of Kenyans classified as Somali refugees are being denied their right to citizenship, according to investigations by Al Jazeera.

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