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.
Burundi’s government has rejected an offer from the African Union (AU) to send peacekeepers into the troubled nation, warning they would be seen as “an invasion force”. The representative body of 54 African nations collectively offered to send 5,000 troops
As South Sudan’s civil war enters its second year, conflict continues to rage – despite a peace deal that was supposed to put an end to conflict in the young country.