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DR Congo president urges citizens to take Ebola outbreak seriously

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation’s worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and...

Oxford Study: Eating red meat just once a day increases bowel...

Eating red meat just once a day increases your risk of bowel cancer by a fifth, a study by Oxford University suggests. The research based on...

Cholera on the rise in Kenyan capital

The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases, one of the city’s top hospitals said on Tuesday, adding that eight of its...

Measles outbreak kills more than 1200 in Madagascar

Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children against a measles outbreak that has killed more...

Red Cross: Ebola cases on the rise in DR Congo

The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is worsening as trust in the response effort falters, says the International Federation...

On top of everything else, Mozambique could soon face food crisis

Mozambique’s first disaster was a cyclone. The second has been cholera. Now hunger could be the third. The raging floodwaters that left a large part...

WHO, Health officials launch cholera vaccination campaign in Mozambique

The Mozambican Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners launched a cholera vaccination campaign in Mozambique to protect survivors of...

Vaccines finally arrive to fight rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Mozambique

Cholera cases in cyclone-hit Mozambique have risen above 1,400, government officials said Tuesday, as hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses arrived in an attempt...

First cases of Idai-related cholera confirmed in Mozambique

Dozens of fragile patients poured into a clinic in the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, as the government confirmed the first...

London man believed to be second patient to be cured of...

A London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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