Human rights groups are rallying to pile pressure upon Tanzania’s government to drop a ban against pregnant schoolgirls and teenage mothers from attending school.
The United Nations has said Burundi is showing “encouraging signs” ahead of next year’s presidential election but warns the political landscape remains fragile.
Sudan’s ongoing political crisis has captured the world’s attention and authorities in the country have responded by blocking internet services.
Eritrea’s Catholic Church has condemned the government for seizing and shutting down all of its health centres over the past week.
Internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia on Tuesday after a week-long outage.
At least four people have been killed in Sudan after opposition groups started a civil disobedience campaign, demanding a transition of power.
Burundi’s application to join the Southern African Development Council (SADC) has been rejected over concerns about the country’s political instability and ongoing tensions with neighbouring Rwanda.
Sudan’s ruling military council has cancelled all previous agreements with opposition groups and called for snap elections after security forces killed at least 35 people on Monday.
Protesters in Sudan say at least 35 people have been killed after security forces stormed their main camp in the capital, Khartoum.