A US lawmaker has told South Sudanese diplomats they should be “totally embarrassed” to represent their country and insisted their president, Salva Kiir, and rebel leader Riek Machar should be jailed for war crimes.
One of the most notorious fugitives in Rwanda’s history has been arrested by Interpol in Congo.
Rwanda has set the date for a referendum that will decide President Paul Kagame’s eligibility to run for a third term in office.
Rwanda Presiden Paul Kagame will decide whether to run for a third term in power after a national referendum which will ultimately decide his eligibility.
Ethiopia and Kenya have signed a $200m (£130) trade deal which aims to bring an end to ongoing border conflicts between the two countries.
As many as 50 women have been divorced for voting in Tanzania’s recent elections against the will of their husbands.
Twenty-seven Muslims are are being tried in Sudan on charges of apostasy – all of which are facing the death sentence if found guilty.
The South Sudanese Army (SPLA) has denied claims from one of its senior military officers that he survived an assassination attempt.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has been urged to step down at the end of his second term in power by the US ambassador to the United Nations.
Bundles of cash have been recovered from government officials’ homes in EACC raids as Kenya steps up its fight against corruption.