The United States has reopened its embassy in Somalia, almost 30 years after closing it during the midst of civil war in the Horn of Africa nation.
Almost 600 Burundian refugees have returned to the country from neighbouring Tanzania as part of a major repatriation campaign.
The UK has issued a travel warning for citizens planning to go to Tanzania over a “probable” Ebola-related death in the East African nation.
On Somalia’s southeast coast, the US outpost of Camp Baledogle is getting a facelift. After al-Shabab militants carried out an attack on the site in September, the US Defence Department has given the green light to “emergency repairs” worth more
At least 15 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the collapse of an unlicensed gold mine.
Measles has killed 3,667 children this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), government figures reveal.
The first group of African refugees trapped in Libyan detention centres arrived in Rwanda late on Thursday.
The World Health Organization is calling upon the government of Tanzania to fully disclose information related to a suspected cover-up of Ebola cases in the country.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has called upon the United Nations to grant permanent seats on the Security Council for African nations.
Somali militant group al-Shabaab has attacked a UN military base in Mogadishu and an EU military convoy in the capital.