Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab seized control of another town in central Somalia after African Union peacekeepers abandoned the area.
A new report from the UN reveals Somali pirates are holding five Kenyans and almost forty people from other nations for ransom.
An Eritrean refugee living in the UK claims life in his Swansea council flat is worse than the one he fled five years ago.
Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has attacked a police station in Kenya near the border with Somalia.
South Sudan is “shopping around” for troops from African nations after rejecting a UN proposal to deploy 4,000 additional peacekeeper troops, according to reports.
Donors raised Sh1.4 billion (more than $600,000) yesterday to help those affected by the weekend’s deadly earthquake.
A World Vision International worker was shot dead in Western Equatoria last night, together with his wife and two children.
The United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) is appealing to donors as it warns of a funding shortage for South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis.
A veteran politician warns the battle for land reforms in Ethiopia could lead to civil war in the country.
Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.