Eastern Africa



Dozens have been killed in armed clashes in the Sudanese capital Khartoum following months of tension between the military and the powerful paramilitary group Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Behind the tensions is a disagreement over the integration of Read more


Girl with albinism

Photo: Santiago Gomez on Unsplash

A United Nations (UN) expert has called for urgent action to combat attacks against persons with albinism including murders and mutilations, which are spiking in Madagascar as dangerous myths and poverty persist. Babies and children remain prime Read more


The Nineteenth annual festival of the Eritrean community in the UK was enthusiastically conducted last weekend in London under the theme “Independent Choice - Backbone of Our Pride”. The festival in which a number of nationals from all cities in Read more


A quarter of reported cases of conflict-related sexual violence in South Sudan are against children.

Photo Credit: UNICEF, Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin

Widespread sexual violence against women and girls in conflict is being fueled by systemic impunity, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has said. Read more

South Sudan

South Sudan’s unity government marked its two-year anniversary against a backdrop of stalled constitutional progress and ongoing cycles of community violence – often fuelled by political groups and armed militias – the senior UN official in the Read more

South Sudan