Thirteen United Nations workers have been released, a week after they were abducted by South Sudan rebels, the UN has announced. A total of 31 UN peacekeeping members were kidnapped by rebels last week, but the majority were soon released.
An Al-Shabaab hotel attack in Somalia has killed at least 15 people in the capital, Mogadishu.
A team of Word Health Organization (WHO) experts have arrived in Sudan to assess the nation’s response to a haemorrhagic fever outbreak in Darfur.
An African Union (AU) report on the civil war in South Sudan has cited evidence of gross human rights violations.
At least a dozen people were killed in Burundi on Monday and Tuesday, as the nation’s political crisis continues to spark violence.
Kenyan troops have destroyed an Al-Shabaab base in Somalia, killing 15 militants, it was announced on Sunday.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir left the nation’s capital on Friday to attend peace talks in South Africa.
South Sudan is on the verge of a catastrophic famine, with 30,000 already classified as being in a food catastrophe, according to the IPC.
The UN and UNICEF have officially declared Somalia as a polio free nation, in a joint statement on Thursday.
Sudan has started to release blocked supplies for peacekeepers in Darfur, according to the United Nations.