The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday sounded alarm over the spread of a cholera in July, which has killed 528 people and now affects 20 of the 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of
The Niger Basin Authority on Saturday warned of the risk of severe flooding in Benin and Nigeria, two countries crossed by the river, that has burst its banks.
Equatorial Guinea is demanding 48 billion CFA francs (73 million euros) payment from Total. The Cnetral African country is accusing the French oil giants of fraud, the AFP news agency reports.
The about 5,000 persons displaced in deadly mudslides and floods that hit Sierra Leone a week ago, will be given temporary shelter in 48 hours according to head of the disaster response outfit.
Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week’s devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city’s chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.
Kenya’s quest to succeed in the banning of plastic bags will be tested a day before the swearing-in of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta as the fifth president of the country.
Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday announced the legalisation of HIV testing and treatment in all hospitals without informed consent of patients.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated its data on global deaths with Africa experiencing a decrease in the recurrent leading causes of death including HIV/AIDS and malaria.
Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programmes.
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