Violence continued to spread across Burundi’s capital over the weekend with at least six people killed on Sunday night alone – and an orchestrated attack on the mayor’s home.
The Kenyan Government has issued a shoot to kill order for those found in possession of illegal firearms in conflicted parts of the country.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has intervened in the country’s dispute over teacher wages by directing the TSC to pay salaries outstanding from September.
Teachers in Kenya have said they will take their fight for better pay to the Supreme Court after their 50-60% pay rise was overturned by the Court of Appeal.
Nine people have been killed in a Burundi gun attack after the president gave a chilling warning to opposition members on Friday.
A Sudanese man on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight has been arrested after allegedly trying to kill an Israeli passenger.
The United Nations has revealed both sides in the South Sudan conflict are stockpiling weapons, despite a peace deal signed in August.
Tanzania’s new president John Pombe Magufuli has been sworn into office after the country’s tightly contested elections.
Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein has extended his term in power over the semi-autonomous archipelago after elections were cancelled last week.
Tanzania’s ruling party will stay in power after CCM candidate John Magufuli won the presidential elections with 58% of the votes.