Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned that urgent resources are needed to tackle the world’s largest measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Seven players from the Eritrean national football team are missing after playing in the East African regional championship in Uganda.
Sudan has launched an investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region under the rule of former president Omar al-Bashir who was ousted from power earlier this year.
Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested five people suspected of burning down four mosques in the country’s Amhara region.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government in February, even if they fail to resolve ongoing political disputes.
A court in Belgium has convicted 71-year-old Rwandan official Fabien Neretse on charges of genocide over his involvement in the 1994 atrocity that killed an estimated 800,000 people.
Police in Tanzania say they have arrested an activist who was reported as having been abducted by the rights group he works for.
At least 22 people were killed on Saturday by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials say.
The UN food security agency fears more than 5.5 million people in South Sudan could face hunger in 2020.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Burundian refugees in Tanzania are being pressured into returning to their home country.