Local vigilantes rescued dozens of schoolchildren abducted by bandits in the northern Nigerian state of Katsina after a gun battle, police said Sunday ...
The United States criticized countries of West Africa’s Sahel region at the United Nations on Monday, saying their leaders were not doing enough ...
West African leaders announced during a summit in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital on Saturday, a billion-dollar plan to fight the ...
Senegal has seized 798 kg of cocaine hidden inside new cars on a ship travelling from Brazil, the customs authority said on Sunday, the latest in a ...
Two Canadian women have been abducted in Ghana, security sources said Thursday, a rare attack in a country seen as one of the most secure in the West ...
Five Nigerian soldiers have been killed and a number are missing after an ambush by Boko Haram’s ISIS -backed faction, security sources said on ...
Pirate attacks rose worldwide in 2018 due to a surge off West Africa, a maritime watchdog said on Wednesday, calling for increased international ...
In a transit center on the outskirts of the Gabonese capital Libreville, many children are hiding a traumatic past. The youngsters here are victims of ...
A car packed with explosives detonated at the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force in Mali, setting off a gun battle ...
Liberia, which along with Sierra Leone and Guinea was an epicenter of the latest outbreak, was first declared free of the disease last May
The United Nations projects that at least 87 million people in dozens of countries will require humanitarian aid next year
‘Gambia’s destiny is in the hands of the Almighty Allah. As from today, Gambia is an Islamic state,’ he said
Deal was signed a day after troops entered Burkina's capital Ouagadougou
In a delay that may have cost lives, documents obtained by AP claim the WHO resisted calling the Ebola outbreak an emergency until August 2014
A team of leading international scientists on Tuesday called for new Ebola vaccines to be made available in months
Boko Haram is seen as the most serious security threat to Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country and its biggest energy producer
Ian Crozier said he cannot remember the first three weeks he spent in an isolation ward at Emory Hospital
Health officials began monitoring dozens of hospital employees and family members
The social media company is also deploying 100 satellite communication terminals to boost services to affected areas in West Africa.
Banbury says he hopes for a new approach in Liberia to improve the capacity of communities to safely bury victims
The ER doctor had recently returned from Guinea where he was treating Ebola patients
The man arrived from a West African country three days ago, said the Lebanese health minister, without elaborating
TV presenter Shoana Clarke Solomon said her daughter was told in her school in New York: ‘You’re from Liberia, so you have a disease’
The official stressed that Lebanon should be ‘exceptionally cautious’ because there are many expats living in infected countries
Scrutiny of the international response came as U.S. officials rushed to cut off potential routes of infection from three cases in Texas
It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: ‘Ebola’ and ‘Add to Wishlist’
A toll dated just two days earlier had put the death toll at 4,493 out of 8,997 cases
The U.S. government has ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever
ISIS members or other terrorists could turn themselves into Ebola 'suicide bombers,' experts warn
The plane carrying 33-year-old Ashoka Mukpo left the Liberian capital Monrovia and made a brief refuelling stop in Bangor
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