Kenya and Uganda innovators are among a group of nine teams around the world to be awarded for their work against gender-based violence.
A new terrorist group calling itself Jahba East Africa has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.
Burundi is starting to resist the deployment of UN police and military monitors into the country, a matter of weeks after agreeing to the resolution.
At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Kenya’s Ministry of Health has revealed the country’s recent cholera outbreak has killed 216 people.
At least 115 Al-Shabaab militants have been killed and more than 100 others arrested across four days of fighting with security forces in Somalia.
Sudan has denied accusations from neighbouring South Sudan that it carried out fresh airstrikes in the Upper Nile Region.
At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.
Tanzania is on high-alert after two people died in Dar es Salaam from an illness likened to the Ebola virus.