Protestors in Sudan are calling for a nationwide “week of uprising” against President Omar al-Bashir’s government after at least three more people were killed in fresh protest violence.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has told supporters he will remain in power, regardless of ongoing protests calling for him to step down.
Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least 816 people during anti-government protests during the past two weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said.
Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a bid to calm anti-government protests that have killed at least 19 people.
At least 19 members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Uganda were killed in a bus crash on Tuesday.
Ethiopia has begun withdrawing troops from disputed territories along the border with Eritrea, months after signing a landmark peace deal with its neighbour.
At least 12 Ethiopian citizens have been killed during an army operation at a hotel in the border town of Moyale, according to reports from inside the country.
Police and the military in Kenya are harassing environmental activists protesting a giant infrastructure project in Lamu county, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).
More than 150 women in South Sudan have been treated in South Sudan for rape and sexual abuse over the past 12 days, according to the United Nations.
The US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) warned on Saturday that is had received “credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat” against US facilities in Kinshasa.