UN peacekeepers have been deployed in South Sudan’s northern Lakes region following a spate of violence that has killed 79 people and injured more than 100.
At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has condemned attacks in South Sudan against aid workers and called for increased protection after workers were targeted by armed men at the weekend.
Health leaders at the biggest AIDS conference in Africa on Monday said the world’s response to HIV/AIDS in Africa is failing.
Amnesty International has criticised the government of Tanzania for withdrawing the right of individuals and NGOs in the country to file cases against it at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
The United Nations says increasing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is creating a new humanitarian crisis in an area already grappling with the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.
Protesters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) targeted UN facilities on Tuesday as anger mounts over rebel attacks against civilians.
The United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned violence at a UN Protection of Civilians site last week that left two people dead.
A third group of refugees evacuated from detention centres in Libya have arrived in Rwanda.
Somalia’s government on Sunday launched a new campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia against measles and polio.