Uganda is unlikely to achieve middle-income status by 2020, according to Finance Minister Matia Kasaija – despite repeated claims from President Yoweri Museveni in recent years.
Kenya Olympic running hero Kip Keino handed himself over to police on Thursday, amidst accusations of corruption and abuse of office.
Security forces in Ethiopia killed four protesters in the country’s eastern Somali region, according to witness reports.
At least 15 people have been killed in a fire at a market in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
Ethiopia’s parliament has sworn in Abiye Ahmed as the country’s new prime minister.
Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in as Ethiopia’s new prime minister on Monday, parliament has confirmed.
The United Nations (UN) is calling for investigations into the killing of anti-government protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday.
South Sudan’s army and rebel fighters have accused each other of violating a ceasefire agreed by both sides, just hours after it came into effect.
Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
East Africa has developed something of a reputation for gender equality in politics over the years. Rwanda has a higher percentage of women in parliament than any other country in the world while Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda are also among the highest