Burundian refugees in neighbouring country Rwanda have said they are being forced to join Burundi opposition groups, even implicating Rwandan security officials in the scheme.
A US envoy has warned Burundi is on the brink of civil war and needs urgent mediation to establish a peace process and avert the conflict.
The body count in Burundi’s capital city continues to rise as violence in the nation shows no sign of abating.
Ethiopia’s government has revealed more than ten million people are facing a food crisis in the country as drought conditions worsen.
Three students have been killed during a protest just outside the Ethiopian capital after security forces moved in to confront the crowds.
Lawmakers from northern Kenya have accused the country’s army of extrajudicial killing after 25 bodies were discovered in shallow graves in Mandera County on Sunday.
Two people have been killed in Kenya’s Narok County as heavy El Niño rains continue to batter the area.
As the world pauses for thought on the Aids crisis that still grips much of the world, it has been revealed that adolescent deaths from the disease have tripled since 2000.
At least seven people including a police officer have been killed in various attack’s across Burundi’s capital it was confirmed on Wednesday.
A ‘terror drill’ conducted by security forces at a university in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left one dead and at least 31 injured.