Burundi has issued an international arrest warrant for ex-president Pierre Buyoya, accused of being involved in the assassination of former leader Melchior Ndadaye in 1993.
Clashed between government troops and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 18 people, as tensions rise ahead of this month’s presidential elections.
Authorities in Burundi have arrested four former military officials accused of involvement in the assassination of the country’s first democratically elected president, Melchior Ndadaye, in 1993.
The Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has accused Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed of attacking members of the Tigrayan ethnic group in a recent clampdown on security and corruption.
Candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have launched their election campaigns ahead of landmark presidential elections scheduled for December 23.
Hundreds of former ONLF rebel fighters are returning to Ethiopia after signing a peace accord with the country’s government.
Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested former deputy intelligence chief Yared Zerihun amid investigations into corruption and human right abuses committed by security forces.
Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have announced their support for businessman and veteran parliamentarian Martin Fayulu as their coalition presidential candidate in next month’s election.
Thousands of Eritreans and Ethiopians on Sunday took part in a 10-kilometre run for peace in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.
Former refugee Ilhan Omar became the first Somali American to be elected to Congress in this week’s UK midterm elections.