Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.
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.
South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.
Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.
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.
A pregnant woman was killed in Sudan’s capital city on Wednesday after security forces started firing upon each other.
The United Nations (UN) has extended sanctions against South Sudan, including an arms embargo, for another year.
The government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) have donated six ambulances to South Sudan.
At least even people have died and dozens more remain missing after a boat capsized on Uganda’s Lake Albert.
Thousands of Kenyans classified as Somali refugees are being denied their right to citizenship, according to investigations by Al Jazeera.