In the first hearing, an investigator said Sudan's deposed president Omar al Bashir had admitted to receiving at least $90 million in cash from Saudi royals in recent years.
After decades of war and thousands of death, two neighbouring countries signed a peace deal last year to end the war. But the peace deal has not been fully implemented.
The regional government in Kenya’s Amhara said that armed militia killed several dozens of people when they attacked the police headquarters, ruling party headquarters, and president's office during the coup attempt.
The largest country in the Horn of Africa was shaken by a coup attempt on June 23, but what brought the country to this point?
Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed names Amhara security chief Asaminew Tsige as the chief suspect in an "attempted coup" in the region that left its president, top adviser, and attorney general dead on Saturday.
The young and reformist leadership of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing the challenge of growing ethnic tensions, while the country's newly free media is facing accusations of peddling fake news.
Investigators have recovered both black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed just outside Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing all 157 on board.
Kenya and Somalia have failed to reach an amicable solution over ownership of the 162,579 sq km triangle of disputed maritime territory in the Indian Ocean.
In a shocking diplomatic thaw that reshaped the Horn of Africa, this year Ethiopia's prime minister announced his country would fully accept a deal ending a 20-year border war with Eritrea.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has the momentum to strengthen Ethiopia's democratic institutions and restore trust in the system. The trick is to turn this goodwill into tangible policy change.
Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
Oromo people have been asking for equal representation for decades. Now, with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (an Oromo) leading the country, they hope they can claim their rights.
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