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WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo

2019-06-20 13:44

The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say.

Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

2019-06-20 09:51

Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators.

38 killed in attacks on Mali villages

2019-06-19 13:26

Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country.

UN calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

2019-06-18 19:21

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody.

300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN

2019-06-18 17:55

More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says.

 

Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible'

2019-06-20 13:44

Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed.

Mali army tightens security after massacre as survivors recall killings

2019-06-20 09:51

Mali's army has reinforced security around two ethnic Dogon villages where 41 people were killed, according to a UN count.

African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation

2019-06-19 13:26

Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said.

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

2019-06-19 06:09

In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government.

Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo

2019-06-18 17:25

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom.

SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist

2019-06-18 22:18

The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates.

Egypt slammed for Morsi's 'terrible but predictable' death

2019-06-18 07:16

Egyptian government failed to allow Morsi "adequate medical care", leading to his "entirely predictable"' death, Human Rights Watch says.

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