Human Rights Watch says at least 400 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces since November 2015, during peaceful protests in the Oromia region.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison.
Eritrea claims more than 200 Ethiopian troops were killed in the latest border clash between the two countries.
Eritrea has accused its former ruler Ethiopia of staging attacks across a shared border, as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate.
At least 30 Ethiopian troops have been killed in Somalia during an attack claimed by Islamist group Al-Shabaab.
Five African Union (AU) soldiers have been arrested after allegedly selling military supplies illegally in Somalia.
The European Union is considering plans to work with African nations Sudan and Eritrea on stemming the flow of migrants entering southern Europe.
The Al-Shabaab leader who orchestrated an attack on Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015 has been killed during US airstrikes in Somalia.
An attack carried out by militant group Al-Shabaab at a popular hotel in the Somali capital has killed at least 15 people.
Hundreds of Sudanese families have fled a number of Libyan cities which have been seized by Islamist militants ISIS.