Thousands of students have staged protests in Sudan following the death of a fellow student in North Kordofan.
The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.
South Sudanese gunmen have killed 140 Ethiopian civilians in a cross-border attack, according to the Ethiopian government.
African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in Somalia have killed four civilians after reportedly mistaking them for Al-Shabaab militants.
Kenya and Uganda innovators are among a group of nine teams around the world to be awarded for their work against gender-based violence.
A new terrorist group calling itself Jahba East Africa has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.
Burundi is starting to resist the deployment of UN police and military monitors into the country, a matter of weeks after agreeing to the resolution.
At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Kenya’s Ministry of Health has revealed the country’s recent cholera outbreak has killed 216 people.