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2017-09-09 09:03

Zimbabwe's president says ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe 'stupidly' reacted to his remarks about Nelson Mandela, and the Mugabes have been slapped with a bill of R780 000 to repair a luxury Sandton apartment.

Medical aid group slams EU migrant policy in Libya

2017-09-07 16:30

The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders is accusing the European Union of funding the abuse of migrants in dangerous detention centers in Libya

As South Sudan's civil war rages, cholera takes deadly toll

2017-06-29 16:10

Clasping frail arms around his stomach, Machar Weituor doubles over in pain as he slowly positions himself over the hole in his bed. Too feeble to make it to the toilet, the 40-year-old groans faintly as he defecates into a bucket.

In Aburoc, South Sudan's new humanitarian front line

2017-06-13 20:10

The conflict in South Sudan and its massive population displacements have produced many names synonymous with misery. The latest is Aburoc, a northeastern village where aid workers face the toughest of challenges.

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

2017-05-21 22:13

Internal documents have shown that the World Health Organisation routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel.

Hundreds of suspected cholera cases in Yemen - MSF

2017-05-07 21:07

At least 570 suspected cases of cholera have surfaced in war-torn Yemen in the past three weeks, sparking fears of a potential epidemic, Doctors Without Borders says.

Aid group says Cameroon expelling refugees to Nigeria

2017-04-20 12:00

The Doctors Without Borders aid group says it has witnessed Cameroon's military returning Nigerian refugees to their country as the number of people fleeing hunger and Boko Haram extremist violence there has mounted.

600 migrants missing after French fire: MSF

2017-04-11 15:23

Doctors Without Borders says 600 migrants are missing after they were evacuated from northern French camp that was ravaged by a blaze.

MSF finds signs of 'neurotoxic agent' in Syria attack

2017-04-05 18:01

Doctors Without Borders say one of their teams has found victims showing symptoms consistent with toxins such as sarin gas after an attack in a rebel-held area of Syria.

Hungary 'systematically' abusing migrants: MSF

2017-03-09 12:43

Hungarian border police are systematically abusing migrants, through beatings, using tear gas and dogs and confiscating shoes in cold weather, according to Doctors Without Borders.

 

WATCH: Detainees 'stripped of human dignity' in Libya, says MSF

2017-09-08 15:00

Humanitarian group, Doctors without Borders, has expressed concern over the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Libya.

EU leaders reaffirm Libya migrant policy despite criticism

2017-07-07 10:03

European Union officials have reaffirmed the need to stem the flow of Europe's migrant crisis in Libya and surrounding countries amid continued resistance in Europe to welcome refugees.

BREAKING: Clashes erupt in Central African Republic after peace deal

2017-06-20 17:21

Aid workers say heavy fighting has erupted between armed groups in Central African Republic only hours after a peace deal was signed in Rome.

UN chief 'concerned' over renewed Central African unrest

2017-06-10 14:39

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the "widespread instability" and attacks on UN troops in the Central African Republic, which has been wracked by renewed sectarian violence since last month.

34 dead of suspected cholera as Yemen outbreak spreads

2017-05-09 18:26

A total of 34 people have died of cholera-related causes in a second wave of cholera-associated deaths in Yemen in a year.

Hepatitis E outbreak kills 25 in Niger refugee camp

2017-04-27 17:29

Bad water and hygiene have led to an epidemic of hepatitis E that has killed 25 people over several months in a refugee camp in southeast Niger.

Frenzied rescues in Med save over 2 000 migrants

2017-04-14 21:11

Rescue vessels in the Mediterranean have worked flat out to rescue over 2 000 people from flimsy dinghies as exhausted saviours accused the EU of turning a blind eye to the crisis.

Death toll from Syria chemical attack rises to 75

2017-04-05 20:05

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town has risen to 75, as activists and rescue workers find more terrified survivors.

'Get them out of there' - MSF plea on Libya camps

2017-04-04 08:50

African migrants languishing in Libyan detention camps need to be "got out of there" as soon as possible, a senior aid official who has just visited some of them says..

Ebola health care worker dies after childbirth in Liberia

2017-03-02 20:30

Salome Karwah survived Ebola after it killed both her parents and eight other relatives, then returned to her clinic to help countless others as she had become immune to the deadly virus.

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