Sudan’s transitional government and nine rebel groups operating in the Darfur region have signed a peace agreement to bring an end to conflict in the region.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the release of a number of prisoners following the inspection of an inmate facility in Juba.
At least 90 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday morning.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned that urgent resources are needed to tackle the world’s largest measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Seven players from the Eritrean national football team are missing after playing in the East African regional championship in Uganda.
Sudan has launched an investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region under the rule of former president Omar al-Bashir who was ousted from power earlier this year.
Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested five people suspected of burning down four mosques in the country’s Amhara region.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government in February, even if they fail to resolve ongoing political disputes.
A court in Belgium has convicted 71-year-old Rwandan official Fabien Neretse on charges of genocide over his involvement in the 1994 atrocity that killed an estimated 800,000 people.
Police in Tanzania say they have arrested an activist who was reported as having been abducted by the rights group he works for.