The reason cited for the closing of the Dadaab refugee complex is security, but it could also be a bargaining chip in an international maritime dispute.
Archaeologists have discovered the grave of a child, “Mtoto”, who had been laid to rest 78,000 years ago.
Known as “white ant”, Ongwen is accused of having committed some of the most horrific atrocities in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says 26.6 percent of children screened at remote clinics in recent weeks throughout Ethiopia’s northwest region of Tigray were malnourished.
Somali leaders had failed several times in the past six months to strike a deal to hold elections, with lawmakers voting last month to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's term in office for two years.
UN refugee agency says raids by Daesh-linked militants since late March drove around 30,000 out of the down, marking a major intensification in an insurgency that has wreaked havoc across Cabo Delgado province for over three years.
Earlier this month, the lower house of parliament voted to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's four-year term by another two years, sparking Somalia's worst political violence in years.
Eritrea denies allegations of aid obstruction but Abiy government's documents suggest soldiers have been plundering food supplies, stoking fears of starvation deaths, and blocking access to Ethiopian checkpoints.
Civilians evacuate their homes over fears of fresh violence between pro-government and opposition forces in the capital after clashes that left three people dead.
Total suspends work on $20 billion gas project in northern Mozambique, saying it "can no longer operate in the Cabo Delgado province in a safe and efficient manner."
Gunfire erupted in the Somalian capital Mogadishu as tensions spiked over President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's extended stay in power, after his four-year term expired in February before fresh presidential elections were held.
The US alleges that China’s base in Africa is now big enough to host aircraft carriers.
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