13 July 18

UN approves arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council narrowly approved an arms embargo against South Sudan on Friday.

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09 July 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO denies peace deal agreement

South Sudan’s main rebel group has denied claims by a government that a new peace deal has been reached.

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08 July 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia declare an end to long-standing war

Eritrea and Ethiopia have declared an end to their long-standing “state of war”.

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07 July 18

Somalia: 9 killed in al-Shabaab car bomb attack

At least nine people were killed during a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday.

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04 July 18

Burundi bans pregnant girls and teen fathers from school

Burundi has implemented a ban that forces pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers out of school.

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30 June 18

South Sudan ceasefire violated hours after implementation

South Sudan’s latest peace deal broke down on Saturday when government troops clashed with rebel forces, hours after a “permanent” ceasefire was implemented.

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28 June 18

UN accuses Burundi government of mass human rights violations

The United Nations has accused Burundi’s ruling party of facilitating human rights violations against government opponents.

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28 June 18

10 people killed during clashes in western Ethiopia

Ten people have been killed over the past few days in violent clashes in the western Ethiopian region of Benishangul-Gumuz.

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27 June 18

South Sudan: Salva Kiir and Riek Macher sign peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Macher have signed a peace deal after talks initially broke down last week.

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26 June 18

Ethiopia: Explosion at rally for PM Abiy Ahmed kills 2, injures hundreds

Two people have been killed in Ethiopia after a grenade attack during a rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, which injured more than 150 others.

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