20 June 19

Kenya: Three convicted over Garissa University attack

A court in Kenya has found three men guilty of abetting al-Shabaab militants who carried out the Garissa University attack that killed 148 people in 2015.

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18 June 19

DRC Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda, kills two people

The second largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has spread beyond the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and into Uganda.

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18 June 19

South Sudan: More than 60 per cent facing severe hunger

A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.

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10 June 19

WHO: 1 in 4 DRC Ebola cases could be undetected

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that one in four Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be going undetected.

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10 June 19

UN: Drought threatens 2 million lives in Somalia

More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.

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04 June 19

DRC: Ebola outbreak set to exceed 2,000 cases

Aid groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say the number of Ebola cases in the country’s outbreak are set to exceed 2,000.

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04 June 19

Uganda bans sale of alcohol in sachets

Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.

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04 June 19

UN to reduce AMISOM troops by 1,000

The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.

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03 June 19

South Sudan criticises sanctions renewal, says it threatens peace

South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.

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03 June 19

Kenya bans fishing near Somalia border over security concerns

Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.

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