How effective has the Syria ceasefire been?
Four days into a ceasefire in Syria, how effective has the truce been and what has been achieved?
Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citizens
The United Nations is warning that South Sudan may be on the brink of returning to a civil war, that has killed tens of thousands of people. President Salva Kiir authorised a Ugandan military convoy to pull out its citizens.
Ethiopia faces worst drought in 50 years
The UN says more than 10 million people need emergency food aid as Ethiopians face the worst drought in decades.
Somali refugees homeward bound from Kenya's Dadaab camp
Plans are underway to repatriate more Somali refugees in Kenya. 12,000 have gone home so far, as part of a voluntary program run by the United Nations which started in 2014. Another 50,000 are to be sent to Somalia this year.