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.
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.