Uganda is the latest country to be invaded by swarms of locusts ina crisis that already threatens crops in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
The United Nations has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children abducted by South Sudan’s leading opposition group.
A court in Kenya has cleared nine people charged with causing the deaths of almost 50 people during the collapse of a dam in 2018.
Somalia has declared a national emergency over a number of large locust swarms that are spreading across East Africa.
Citizens in Ethiopia are calling upon the government to halt flights from China as concerns over the coronavirus outbreak intensify.
At least 14 school children were killed on Monday during a stampede at a primary school in Kenya.
At least 36 people were killed during an overnight attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Beni region on Tuesday.
A student from China has been quarantined in Kenya after developing symptoms consistent with the coronavirus.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for the United Nations Child Rights Committee to place pressure on authorities in Rwanda to close a detention centre where children are being held and abused.
More than 4,000 mass graves have been found in Burundi as part of investigations carried out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.