Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has called on Burundi’s warring political rivals to bring an end to violence that has killed more than 300 people since April.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says Ethiopian authorities have arrested two journalists in the space of one week as tensions flare over the Oromia land dispute.
A senator has called on the Kenyan government to sack all of its envoys in the Middle East as Kenyan workers in the region continue to die in strange circumstances.
Strathmore University has fired its security director and suspended three managers over a bungled security drill that left one person dead and more than 30 injured.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has dismissed claims made by Refugee International (RI) that Burundi refugees are being recruited as rebel fighters at asylum camps in his country.
Somalia’s government has banned all Christmas and New Year celebrations in the predominantly Muslim country, insisting the Christian festivities could prompt Islamist attacks.
Highly anticipated peace talks between South Sudan’s government and the country’s leading opposition group have begun in the capital Juba.
Government forces in Ethiopia have killed more than 80 people during protests in the last four weeks, according to an opposition party.
Hundreds of tenants in Nairobi’s Muthurwa Estate have been left homeless after a long-running court battle against Kenya Railways Corporation.
An alliance of 18 opposition parties in South Sudan claims a majority of the people object to the president’s directive to create a 28 state system within the country.