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Groups halt Ebola work in response to violence in DR Congo

The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, with the violence prompting aid groups to...

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,...

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WHO emergency committee to meet on DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will on Wednesday convene an emergency committee to decide whether the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes a...

Tunisia will not impose new taxes in 2019 – draft budget

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Tunisia will not impose new taxes on its citizens in 2019, and will cut the tax burden for some sectors to boost growth, that’s...

European Commission to give Somalia €100m over next 2.5 years

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The European Commission has pledged a €100M grant to the Somali government over the next two and a half years, to support reforms in...

Fire incident at Kenya’s main airport, no injuries reported

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A fire broke out in Kenya’s main airport on Monday afternoon, though no flight interruptions were reported. A thick cloud of black smoke was seen...

Opinion

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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