The World Health Organization has warned that neighboring countries should prepare for imported cases from Uganda, where more than 150 people have already been infected.
The African Union-mediated deal could help end a conflict marked by widespread atrocities that has left hundreds of thousands dead.
Saturday’s twin car bombs hit the same Mogadishu intersection targeted in the country’s biggest ever attack five years ago.
The flooding has aggravated fuel and food shortages across Africa’s most populous nation and could affect gas exports to Europe.
Cross-border fighting has restarted in the two-year conflict pitting Ethiopia and its allies against rebels from the country’s Tigray region.
The outbreak is raising fears of a wider spread of the deadly Sudan strain for which there are no proven vaccines or antiviral treatments.
The East African nation’s health system, already weakened by the coronavirus pandemic and budget cuts, is struggling to contain an outbreak caused by a strain for which there are no proven vaccines or antiviral treatments.
Members of the West African nation’s army seized control of state TV and declared that the president had been overthrown.
A 24-year-old man who died in central Uganda was found to have been infected with the Sudan strain of the virus.
East Africans grappling with the devastating effects of four straight failed rainy seasons are confronting the likelihood that the next rains will also come up short, deepening a hunger emergency that could tip into famine in some areas within weeks.
Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld William Ruto’s victory in last month’s presidential election, rejecting claims by his main opponent that the vote was rigged.
The ruling MPLA, in power for nearly five decades, looks set to win the general election—but by its narrowest margin yet.
Vote in sub-Saharan Africa’s second-largest oil-producing country could challenge nearly five decades of one-party rule.
Twenty-one civilians were killed in a 30-hour siege of a popular hotel by Islamist militants, the deadliest attack in the East African nation’s capital city in months.
The siege on Mogadishu’s Hayat Hotel is the deadliest assault on the Somali capital since President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office in May. Al Qaeda-affiliated militants claimed responsibility for the attack.
Raila Odinga’s decision to challenge William Ruto’s victory raised fears of postelection violence in a key U.S. ally in East Africa.
The current vice president defeated his former ally, longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose campaign alleged the vote had been corrupted.
Counting in the country’s presidential election dragged into its fourth day amid politically charged allegations of ballot-box irregularities.
Few African regions have the nerve to say no to China. Independence-minded Somaliland is one. “We’re not going to allow anyone to dictate who we can have a relationship with,” said its foreign minister.
The finely balanced presidential race is between two longtime allies turned fierce rivals, one associated with this East African country’s founding families and the other claiming the mantle of its struggling working class.