The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting in Geneva on Wednesday to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, and concluded that the growing Ebola threat does

The twin challenges of malaria and malnutrition are proving a challenge in Niger, where health and humanitarian aid workers say 10 children per day died during the month of August.

Violence in Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo is hindering the Ebola response in the region, where World Health Organization workers remained on lockdown Monday after 21 people died over the

The race to contain the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo took a difficult turn Sunday as a team of health workers was attacked in Beni, adding to the security and access concerns for wor

The Ebola death toll has risen to 61 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where health officials are working to contain the outbreak in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

A July report on the toxicity of fuel blends shipped from Europe to West Africa brought new attention to the long-standing problem of lower road fuel quality on the continent, where the rise in veh

There are some major moves afoot in South Africa and Mozambique, as conservationists and researchers try moving elephants to help protect them from ivory poaching and habitat loss.

The UN Refugee Agency released its annual Global Trends study on Tuesday, a report that finds 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, primarily bec

The 5.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Namibia on Thursday morning comes as the country’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has been trying to dispel rumors of a predicted “big earthquake” that were p

Tedros Adhanom, the World Health Organization Director General, was in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to personally evaluate the response to the country’s new Ebola outbreak.

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