Burundi has now declared a malaria epidemic after nearly 800 people have reportedly died this year.
South Africa has been summoned by the International Criminal Court regarding the non-arrest of Sudanese President al-Bashir in 2015
South Africa was one of the countries pushing for the withdrawal.
Prospects for reconciliation are bleak. Formal gestures by the government to nudge opposition parties to join an intra-Burundi dialogue have failed
The Kenyan president has faced charges at the court over his alleged role in the deadly inter-ethnic violence after Kenya's 2007 elections.
The recent withdrawals of South Africa, The Gambia, and Burundi initially sparked fears of a domino effect by other African state parties.
The issues raised by African states warrant an ICC review conference.
The International Criminal Court is facing an unprecedented challenge to its credibility and legitimacy.
SA also betrays its own history. After all, the global community once took a firm stand that the apartheid regime was a crime against humanity.
The ICC has had to fight off allegations of pursuing a neo-colonial agenda in Africa, where all but one of its 10 investigations have been based.
Some countries, including Malawi said the continent could not afford to leave the international court.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's comments follow the decisions by both South Africa and Burundi to withdraw from the ICC.
Burundi will the first country in history to International Criminal Court.
Bill to remove Burundi from the ICC's jurisdiction will be signed by the president, triggering a withdrawal process that will last a year.
How is Burundi's media crackdown adding to an already volatile situation that threatens another civil war?
The absence of independent media's a serious blow for the Burundian public who need information every day says Eloge Willy Kaneza of SOS Media Burundi
UNHCR said more than 81,000 Burundians now live in Rwanda, with children making up half of the refugees there, many of whom are unaccompanied.
The Burundi government has called the report biased and politically-motivated.
Eighteen months after the start of protests against a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza inertia of international bodies has set in.
Africa’s Great Lakes region is wracked by recurrent conflicts. André Guichaoua explains why.