In a very encouraging sign for public health, the Ugandan government has announced that the revenue gleaned from taxes on alcohol and soft drinks will be channeled into a fund to provide lifesaving HIV treatment. Unfortunately, making sure that the
Sudan has denied accusations from neighbouring South Sudan that it carried out fresh airstrikes in the Upper Nile Region.
At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.
Tanzania is on high-alert after two people died in Dar es Salaam from an illness likened to the Ebola virus.
Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 34 Al-Shabaab militants in two separate attacks over the weekend, according to a military spokesman.
Somalian terrorist group Al-Shabaab has seized a small port town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region.
A US army chief has warned that Africa is failing in its war against militant terrorist group Al-Shabaab.
Rival forces in South Sudan are trading accusations once again, this time over fresh violence in the Upper Nile region.
Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.
Kenya put two major airports on high-security alert on Monday after reports emerged of planned attacks by Al-Shabaab.