A court in Kenya has found three men guilty of abetting al-Shabaab militants who carried out the Garissa University attack that killed 148 people in 2015.
The second largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has spread beyond the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and into Uganda.
A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that one in four Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be going undetected.
More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.
Aid groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say the number of Ebola cases in the country’s outbreak are set to exceed 2,000.
Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.
The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.
South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.
Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.