Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.
Kenya has reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus after 59 more people tested positive on Monday.
At least two people have been killed during clashes between Ethiopian militias and the Sudanese army along the shared border between the two countries.
Opposition groups in Tanzania have accused President John Magufuli of covering a major outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.
A group of Eritreans based in the Netherlands are suing the European Union over links between the bloc’s funding and forced labour programmes in Eritrea.
US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of almost all US troops from Somalia by January 15.
The US military has admitted that two civilians were killed and three more injured during an airstrike carried out in Somalia last year.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon international creditors to write off debts owed by African nations to help them fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The international human rights organisation Amnesty International has called on authorities in Mozambique to “do all needed to lawfully protect people in Cabo Delgado.” On Monday, an attack on Mocimboa da Praia by an armed Islamist group variously described as
A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.