The United Nations’ Commission of Inquiry on Burundi has accused the ruling party and authorities in the country of using strategic violence to influence the outcome of its most recent presidential election.
More than 80 people were killed in Sudan’s Darfur region over the weekend, according to the United Nations.
The United Nations says two aid workers and four other people were killed by a group of armed attackers in South Sudan earlier this week.
The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.
Kenya narrowly secured a place on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday after beating Djibouti in a second round of voting.
A United Nations investigator has condemned a lack of progress on numerous human rights issues in Eritrea and a series of recent events that no improvements are being made in the country.
The UN food security agency fears more than 5.5 million people in South Sudan could face hunger in 2020.
UN peacekeepers have been deployed in South Sudan’s northern Lakes region following a spate of violence that has killed 79 people and injured more than 100.
A senior UN official has called for Ethiopia to put an end to internet shutdowns and revise controversial hate speech laws that could be used to suppress free speech.
Protesters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) targeted UN facilities on Tuesday as anger mounts over rebel attacks against civilians.