The UN has confirmed multiple cases of gang rape carried out by Burundi security forces and mass graves in a growing list of human rights violations in the country.
More than half of South Sudanese children are not in school – the highest proportion of any country – due to ongoing conflict in the country, according to the UN.
ISIS has released a new video calling on its “Somalian brothers” to abandon Al-Shabaab and join the Islamic State as it prepares to expand into Africa.
At least 12 people have been killed and 25 more injured in the latest army base attack carried out by Al-Shabaab in Somalia on Thursday.
Burundi has not boycotted peace talks designed to end ongoing violence in the country, according to Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Augustine Mahiga.
The United States is pulling out of drone operations in Ehtiopia, by mutual consent, according to Washington officials.
Peace talks held in East Africa to resolve Burundi’s national security crisis have deteriorated after the government refused to participate.
Kenya’s Garissa University has reopened, nine months after an Al-Shabaab terrorist attack killed 148 people and injured almost 80.
Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed a village in southern Somalia after an attack on a local military base killed at least 10.
At least three people have been killed in an Al-Shabaab attack on a Police station in Somalia’s capital, authorities have said.