Security forces in Ethiopia have been using lions and tigers to torture and intimidate political prisoners, the country’s prime minister has revealed.
Uganda’s speaker of parliament has called for the arrest of security forces suspected of torturing 33 people, including pop star MP Bobi Wine.
South Sudan has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers for the third year running in the latest report from Humanitarian Outcomes.
At least 40 people were killed in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend by regional paramilitary forces, senior officials said on Monday.
At least six people were killed in Somalia on Sunday in two separate car bomb attacks.
South Sudan’s rival leaders have signed a power-sharing deal to bring an end to five years of civil war in the world’s youngest nation.
Authorities in South Sudan have arrested a prominent economist and government critic, according to his wife.
Thousands of people gathered in Addis Ababa on Sunday to attend the funeral of engineer Semegnew Bekele.
Somalia’s attorney general has announced the country’s first prosecution for female genital mutilation (FGM), following the death of a 10-year-old girl last week.
The project manager of a controversial dam project along the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia was found dead in his car on Thursday.