Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have signed a fresh peace accord in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.
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.
Ethiopian officials have confirmed several people were killed over Saturday night during ethnic violence in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.
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.
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.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says South Sudan’s latest ceasefire appears to be holding.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon couples in the country to stop using contraception.
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.
At least six people have been killed in a major explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to police.
At least 18 people have been killed in a military helicopter crash in Ethiopia, state media reports.