Norway on Wednesday agreed to welcome 600 refugees that have been evacuated to Rwanda from horrific conditions in Libyan detention centres.
More than 6,000 people have been killed by the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Four young children were shot dead by al-Shabaab gunmen on Tuesday, Kenyan authorities have announced.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say rebel fighters have killed at least 23 civilians in the east of the country.
A court in Sudan has sentenced 29 intelligence officers to death over the torture and killing of a teacher who participated in the country’s protest movement that contributed to the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir.
Medical aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has ceased operations in the eastern town of Biakato in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Somalian authorities are installing security cameras along major roads in the capital of Mogadishu in the hope they will deter terrorist attacks in the volatile city.
Sudan’s transitional government and nine rebel groups operating in the Darfur region have signed a peace agreement to bring an end to conflict in the region.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the release of a number of prisoners following the inspection of an inmate facility in Juba.
At least 90 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday morning.