Ethiopian forces have manned the border between the country’s northern Tigray region and neighbouring Sudan, allegedly blocking refugees from re-entering the country.
A CIA officer has been killed in combat during an unspecified operation in the Horn of Africa nation.
At least 45 people have been killed in ongoing protest violence in Uganda as unrest continues across parts of the capital, Kampala, and other areas of the country.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the end to its latest Ebola outbreak, almost six months after cases were first reported.
Tigray forces in Ethiopia fired rockets across the border into Eritrea following claims Ethiopian soldiers were using an airport in the Eritrean capital to attack Tigray fighters. Ethiopia’s civil conflict between government forces and the Tigray is approaching its second
Ethiopia’s army says it is at war against forces in the country’s heavily-armed Tigray region after Nobel Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops in the region.
Four soldiers have been killed in a clash near the shared border between South Sudan and Uganda with both countries losing two soldiers each.
Ethiopia on Saturday condemned comments from the US President Donald Trump suggesting that Egypt could “blow up” the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) unless a resolution is agreed between the two countries.
People in Ethiopia face up to two years in prison for refusing to wear a face mask or deliberately violate restrictions in place to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Police in Kenya face legal action from rights groups over the killing of 15 people during the first nine weeks of a curfew implemented due to Coivd-19.