South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.
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.
The deputy leader of Islamic State in Somalia has been killed during an airstrike.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday decided the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not a global emergency.
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.
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.
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.
Security officials in Uganda are stepping up their search efforts after an American tourist and her local guide were kidnapped at a national park.
The European Union (EU) has denied accusations that it is funding a road-building project in Eritrea that relies on “forced labour”.
At least 11 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu.