15 April 16

Kenya, Uganda Innovators Hailed for Work Against Gender Violence

Kenya and Uganda innovators are among a group of nine teams around the world to be awarded for their work against gender-based violence.

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14 April 16

ISIS Expands into East Africa With New Militant Group

A new terrorist group calling itself Jahba East Africa has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

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12 April 16

Somalia: Explosion Kills 5, Injures 7 in Mogadishu

A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.

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12 April 16

Burundi Resists UN Deployment of Police and Military Monitors

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.

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06 April 16

Somalia: 7 Killed in Mogadishu Shootings

At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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02 April 16

Kenya: Cholera Outbreak Kills 216

Kenya’s Ministry of Health has revealed the country’s recent cholera outbreak has killed 216 people.

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28 March 16

115 Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed in Somalia

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.

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28 March 16

Sudan Denies Bombing South Sudan’s Upper Nile Region

Sudan has denied accusations from neighbouring South Sudan that it carried out fresh airstrikes in the Upper Nile Region.

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27 March 16

Kenya: 38 Injured in Security Scare at Kenyatta University

At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.

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26 March 16

Tanzania: Country on High-Alert After Two Killed by Ebola-Like Illness

Tanzania is on high-alert after two people died in Dar es Salaam from an illness likened to the Ebola virus.

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