Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested five people suspected of burning down four mosques in the country’s Amhara region.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government in February, even if they fail to resolve ongoing political disputes.
A court in Belgium has convicted 71-year-old Rwandan official Fabien Neretse on charges of genocide over his involvement in the 1994 atrocity that killed an estimated 800,000 people.
Police in Tanzania say they have arrested an activist who was reported as having been abducted by the rights group he works for.
At least 22 people were killed on Saturday by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials say.
The UN food security agency fears more than 5.5 million people in South Sudan could face hunger in 2020.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Burundian refugees in Tanzania are being pressured into returning to their home country.
UN peacekeepers have been deployed in South Sudan’s northern Lakes region following a spate of violence that has killed 79 people and injured more than 100.
At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has condemned attacks in South Sudan against aid workers and called for increased protection after workers were targeted by armed men at the weekend.