The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) warns that armed attacks against civilians in northeastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo are on the rise.
Speculation is growing over the whereabouts of Tanzania President John Magufil amid reports he is in hospital with Covid-19.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Eritrean armed forces killed scores of civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray regions, including children as young as 13, in November 2020.
The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the country’s peace process is “itching forward” albeit “frustratingly slowly”.
A US government report obtained by The New York Times accuses Ethiopia of carrying out “a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing” under the guise of civil war in the country’s Tigray region.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the African Union (AU) to not endorse Eritrea’s bid for re-election at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Tanzania has announced new Covid-19 measures after months of downplaying the outbreak and refusing to take preventative measures against the virus.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for authorities in Uganda to hold security forces accountable after at least 10 journalists were beaten by military soldiers while covering the political activities of opposition leader Bobi Wine.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed a new outbreak of the Ebola virus with at least four confirmed cases.
The European Union (EU) has accused Eritrean troops of fuelling conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region between local forces and the federal government.