One person has been killed and several others injured during protests in Sudan, a government spokesman has confirmed.
The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.
Uganda has temporarily reopened its border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to accept refugees fleeing violence from the country.
Kenya narrowly secured a place on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday after beating Djibouti in a second round of voting.
The United Nations says 1,300 civilians have been killed in conflicts involving several rebel groups and government forces over the past eight months in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.
Kenya has reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus after 59 more people tested positive on Monday.
At least two people have been killed during clashes between Ethiopian militias and the Sudanese army along the shared border between the two countries.
Opposition groups in Tanzania have accused President John Magufuli of covering a major outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.
A group of Eritreans based in the Netherlands are suing the European Union over links between the bloc’s funding and forced labour programmes in Eritrea.