A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.
More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes amid fresh violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.
The Kenyan government has warned citizens against travelling to parts of South Sudan where the worst cases of armed conflicts and ethnic violence have occurred during the last six months.
The latest Global Peace Index says the world is slightly more peaceful this year than it was in 2016, but East Africa is one exception. Political instability fluctuates unpredictably in the region and a number of conflicts have added to an
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ongoing violence in Kenya’s Rift Valley could keep thousands of people from voting in next month’s presidential elections.
Somalia’s new military chief has survived a suspected Al-Shabaab car bomb attack that killed at least 17 people on Sunday.
Last year’s Global Peace Index (GPI) report from the Institute for Economics and Peace ranked countries around the world in order of safety. Sadly, Africa didn’t score too well in the report, largely thanks to the reemergence of civil conflict, a