Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, according to the United Nations.
A musician and blogger in Uganda has died from injuries sustained after being kidnapped and tortured by unknown people.
The mayor of Mogadishu has died from injuries sustained in an al-Shabaab terrorist attack in his office last week.
Sudan’s ruling military council has blamed a bank’s security force for killing six people, including four schoolchildren, during a protest in El-Obeid earlier this week.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called upon authorities in South Sudan to release six airport officials who have been detained without trial since November 2018.
Rwanda has reopened its shared border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the Ebola virus was detected in the Rwandan city of Gisenyi.
Health researchers in Uganda have launched the largest trial to date of an experimental Ebola vaccine expected to be deployed in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Authorities in Sudan have suspended all schools as of Wednesday after four students were killed during protests.
Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the second death from Ebola in the city of Goma.
At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and activists in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region.