Authorities in Tanzania on Saturday said a fire on Africa’s largest mountain, Kilimanjaro, was under control.
Swarms of desert locusts that are already destroying swathes of crops across East Africa have now reached crisis-stricken South Sudan.
At least seven children have been killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi after a primary school collapsed.
At least 31 people have died in Uganda after a party boat carrying more than 90 passengers capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday.
Authorities in Tanzania say the death toll from last weeks ferry incident has risen to 224 while the ship’s managers have been detained for questioning.