Out of the 16 victims, 14 were from African countries further south and two were Algerians, according to local media.
The seven-nation East African Community asks warring parties in Democratic Republic of the Congo to cease fighting and says it will hold peace talks in Kenya's capital to prevent further clashes.
Uganda has so far recorded a total of 135 confirmed cases and 53 deaths, according to the health ministry.
The deal will facilitate humanitarian access, provide security guarantees to aid workers, ensure the protection of civilians and establish a joint committee to oversee implementation, mediators say.
Planes carrying about 100 Kenyan troops touched down in Goma after Kenya's parliament approved the deployment of over 900 troops to the DRC as part of a joint military force from the East African Community.
Both countries have agreed to encourage and support the joint work and existing joint ventures and the establishment of the new company.
The Elysee Palace has announced an end to France’s anti-militant operation in Africa’s Sahel region, but has left in its wake incidents of rights abuses committed by the French military yet to be prosecuted.
On a plastic-littered beach in Senegal, a lone man has a mission: to warn people of the dangers of relying on plastics.
Chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says his team possesses audio and video records of the atrocities and mass graves in Tarhuna where authorities unearthed 250 bodies.
Military of Democratic Republic of Congo uses newly deployed jets to bombard M23 positions in the east of the African country, as some residents flee across the border, officials say.
Diplomatic talks are underway between France and Italy to try to resolve the fate of the Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship, which is carrying more than 200 people.
Protesters marched towards the presidential palace, denouncing a coup last year led by army chief Abdel Fattah al Burhan that derailed a transition to civilian rule.
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