20 September 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia sign fresh peace accord in Saudi Arabia

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have signed a fresh peace accord in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

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19 September 18

Amnesty International: South Sudan army burned civilians alive

Amnesty International has accused South Sudan’s army of systematically killing and abusing civilians, detailing horrific human rights abuses in its latest report on military’s conduct during the country’s civil war.

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17 September 18

Ethiopia: Several people killed in ethnic clashes near Addis Ababa

Ethiopian officials have confirmed several people were killed over Saturday night during ethnic violence in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

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16 September 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO accuses government of violating ceasefire

South Sudan’s leading rebel group has accused government forces of attacking its defensive positions, days after both parties signed the “final final” draft of a peace deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.

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14 September 18

South Sudan leaders sign ‘final’ peace deal to end war

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have signed the final version of a peace deal that promises to end the country’s brutal five-year civil war.

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13 September 18

ICRC: South Sudan ceasefire appears to be holding

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says South Sudan’s latest ceasefire appears to be holding.

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12 September 18

Tanzania President calls for an end to birth control

Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon couples in the country to stop using contraception.

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04 September 18

Tanzania: Schoolboy, 13, dies after being beaten by teacher

The death of a 13-year-old boy in Tanzania, after he was beaten by his teacher, has reignited the debate over corporal punishment in the country.

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04 September 18

Somalia: At least 6 killed in Mogadishu blast, causing school to collapse

At least six people have been killed in a major explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to police.

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01 September 18

Ethiopia: 18 killed killed in military helicopter crash

At least 18 people have been killed in a military helicopter crash in Ethiopia, state media reports.

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