A United Nations investigator has condemned a lack of progress on numerous human rights issues in Eritrea and a series of recent events that no improvements are being made in the country.
Human rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Ethiopia to reveal the whereabouts of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa.
Ethiopian authorities have detained 13 Canadian healthcare workers accused of improperly practising medicine in the East African nation.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that no new cases of the Ebola virus had been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the past seven days.
A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.
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.