More than two million children suffer from severe malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They are at risk of dying if they do not get the needed assistance. That is what the United Nations has warned.
The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, met the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, in public for the first time since last year’s disputed elections, with the pair promising to heal the country’s divisions.
Ethiopia's ruling coalition is expected to meet this week to choose a new prime minister, most likely from the populous Oromo ethnic group to try and dampen the discontent behind recent anti-government demonstrations.
Burkina Faso began investigations into the simultaneous attacks on the French Embassy and army headquarters in the capital by an Al-Qaeda-linked group on Friday. Four French military experts are expected later Sunday in Ouagadougou.