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Ebola vaccinations begin in North Kivu

Ebola vaccinations have begun in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the Ministry of Public Health the vaccinations will...

Teams all set for crucial Ebola vaccination in DR Congo

The death toll from an outbreak of a fresh strain of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 34 even as...

Death toll in Central African Republic’s capital rises to 19

Central African Republic’s president on Wednesday declared three days of mourning as the death toll from renewed sectarian violence in the capital rose to...

Watchdog groups say South Sudan’s oil money funds civil war

South Sudan’s state-owned oil company has been “captured by predatory elites” and is being used to fund the country’s civil war, including a government-aligned...

UN warns famine could return to South Sudan

A new United Nations report says more than half of the people in the world’s youngest nation face extreme hunger amid civil war and...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Experts identify two more suspected cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the Democratic Republic of Congo is once again facing an outbreak of Ebola. Health experts identified two more...

Sierra Leone: Hundreds of Ebola survivors protest over inaction on healthcare

Hundreds of Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone held a protest in the capital Free Town over what they say is inaction over their health...

Liberia records first Ebola Death since July

Liberia has recorded its first Ebola death since July, a health official in the country has confirmed. Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer said...

US to help Liberia fight Ebola

The United States will send two experts to Liberia to help in investigations on the sequence of Ebola outbreaks in the West African nation,...

Countdown to end of Ebola begins in Guinea

Authorities in Guinea have started the countdown to the end of Ebola in the West African country where the epidemic has killed at least...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

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Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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