28 May 16

Burundi Peace Talks Pause with Little Progress

After stalling on peace talks for months, Burundi finally sat down at the table for a four-day meeting in Arusha to discuss the country’s political crisis.

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28 May 16

Burundi: Violence Continues As Peace Talks Pause

At least three people have been killed in the Burundi capital Bujumbura over the last two days.

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27 May 16

Kenya: Police Says 2 ISIS Suspects Arrested, Attacks Foiled

Police in Kenya say they have arrested two ISIS suspects in the country’s capital, foiling attacks allegedly planned for Nairobi and Mombassa.

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26 May 16

Tanzania: Cholera Cases Down By 49 Precent

Tanzania’s health minister has revealed cases of cholera in the country are down by 49 percent in the country.

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25 May 16

Kenya Threatens to Pull Troops Out of Somalia

Kenya has threatened to pull its troops out of Somalia if the international community refuses to cover funding gaps left by EU cuts.

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22 May 16

WHO: Sharp Rise in Kenyan Life Expectancy

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported a drastic rise in the average life expectancy for citizens in Kenya.

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21 May 16

UN Chief Urges Kenya Not to Close Refugee Camps

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Kenyan government not to close the Dadaab refugee camp.

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21 May 16

Burundi Government Refuses to Negotiate With Opposition At Peace Talks

The Burundi government will attend peace talks in Tanzania on Saturday but once again refuses to negotiate with opposition members.

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19 May 16

Kenya: Bomet Governor Warns Cancer Deaths on the Rise

The governor of Kenya’s Bomet County has warned that a rise in deaths related to cancer and high blood pressure are putting added strain on the country.

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18 May 16

South Sudan: Famine Looms As Violence Continues

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned more than 5 million people – almost half the population – in South Sudan could face acute hunger over the next few months.

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