At least 12 people have been killed and 25 more injured in the latest army base attack carried out by Al-Shabaab in Somalia on Thursday.
Burundi has not boycotted peace talks designed to end ongoing violence in the country, according to Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Augustine Mahiga.
The United States is pulling out of drone operations in Ehtiopia, by mutual consent, according to Washington officials.
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.