South Sudan is on the verge of a catastrophic famine, with 30,000 already classified as being in a food catastrophe, according to the IPC.
The UN and UNICEF have officially declared Somalia as a polio free nation, in a joint statement on Thursday.
Sudan has started to release blocked supplies for peacekeepers in Darfur, according to the United Nations.
Camels in Kenya have tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, according to studies.
The African Union has been called upon by its own peace and security council to speed up plans for troop deployment in Burundi, as violence in the country continues to escalate.
A growing number of young women in Uganda are falling victim to sex attacks through social media, according to reports.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has advised Kenya to deal with terrorists ruthlessly and vowed to support the country in its fight against extremism.
Tanzania’s ongoing cholera outbreak has killed 54 people since August, according to the United Nations. A report released by the UN also shows 3,559 others have been suspected or confirmed to have contracted the infectious disease. The UN has voiced concerns
South Sudanese rebels have accused President Salva Kiir’s government of carrying out fresh air and ground attacks against civilians. Opposition spokesman, Colonel William Gatjiath Deng, claimed in a press statement that the government carried out air attacks on Monday morning in
Five Tanzanian albino children, who were attacked and mutilated by thugs, are returning home after being treated in the US. More than 76 albinos have been murdered in Tanzania since 2000 – and many more mutilated – under the superstition