23 April 19

South Sudan: President urges rebel leader to return, implement peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.

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19 April 19

Cuban president consults Kenya, Somalia over kidnapped doctors

Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has said he is working with leaders from Kenya and Somalia to secure the return of two Cuban doctors abducted by gunmen last week.

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15 April 19

Somalia: Deputy leader of IS killed in airstrike

The deputy leader of Islamic State in Somalia has been killed during an airstrike.

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15 April 19

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not a global emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday decided the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not a global emergency.

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11 April 19

Somalia: 137,000 people forced to flee their homes this year

More than 137,000 people in Somalia have been forced to flee their homes during the first quarter of 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said.

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10 April 19

Sudan: Police order officers not to intervene in protests

Police in Sudan have ordered officers not to intervene in protests as thousands of demonstrators march outside the army’s headquarters in the capital Khartoum.

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10 April 19

Uganda: Kidnapped tourist freed, suspected kidnappers arrested

An American tourist kidnapped during a game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda last week has been released along with her local tour guide.

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05 April 19

Uganda: Tourist kidnapped by gunmen during safari

Security officials in Uganda are stepping up their search efforts after an American tourist and her local guide were kidnapped at a national park.

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05 April 19

EU denies funding Eritrea ‘forced labour’ project

The European Union (EU) has denied accusations that it is funding a road-building project in Eritrea that relies on “forced labour”.

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26 March 19

Somalia: 11 killed in al-Shabaab attack on gov. ministry

At least 11 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu.

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