The New Year has kicked off with familiar violence in Somalia after another Turkish national was murdered in the capital Mogadishu on New Year’s Day.
At least one person was killed and a dozen injured in the latest grenade attack to take place in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura.
South Sudan’s former vice president Riek Machar has assured the public that 2016 will be a year of peace in the war-torn country.
A faction of the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) has carried out its first attacks in Somalia and Kenya.
African Union (AU) commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called on warring Burundi rivals to cooperate as peace talks take place in Uganda.
A faction of South Sudan armed opposition forces has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the country’s government, promising to send a delegation to the capital Juba next week.
Two police officers were killed and many more injured in an Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya’s Mandera County on Sunday.
Two people were killed and two others critically injured in separate armed robberies in South Darfur on Friday.
A group of Kenyan Muslims have been praised by President Kenyatta and international leaders after they protected Christian passengers from an Al-Shabaab bus attack on Monday.
Sudan appears to have backed Burundi in its dispute against African Union (AU) plans to send peacekeeper troops into the troubled nation.