A group of Eritreans based in the Netherlands are suing the European Union over links between the bloc’s funding and forced labour programmes in Eritrea.
The US military has admitted that two civilians were killed and three more injured during an airstrike carried out in Somalia last year.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon international creditors to write off debts owed by African nations to help them fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The international human rights organisation Amnesty International has called on authorities in Mozambique to “do all needed to lawfully protect people in Cabo Delgado.” On Monday, an attack on Mocimboa da Praia by an armed Islamist group variously described as
A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.
An inquiry carried out by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has found that Sudanese authorities orchestrated an attack against pro-democracy demonstrators on 3 June 2019 that may have killed as many as 241 people.
Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.
Kenya’s government has launched pesticide spraying operations in several counties in an effort to contain its worst locust infestation in 70 years.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.
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.