SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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A least 700 000 people have been displaced by violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, MSF says, pointing to "worrying" cases of malnutrition and sexual violence.
Frequent assaults on health workers, treatment centres threaten efforts to contain the deadly virus, WHO says.
Thousands of people have fled a remote town in northeast Nigeria, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said, after Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base and torched aid buildings.
The charity-run migrant rescue ship Aquarius will end its missions in the Mediterranean, with humanitarian group MSF blaming Italy and other European states for smearing and obstructing its work.
Fighting between armed groups in Batangafo, Central African Republic, forced more than 10 000 people to take refuge in the town's hospital, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said.
An employee of the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been kicked out of Niger, accused of exaggerating the death toll from a malaria epidemic in the south of the West African country.
Doctors Without Borders has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to reverse the “sluggish global progress in combatting TB” by making decisive commitments at the first-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB taking place in New York.
In the village of Mangina, where dozens have died of Ebola at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo's latest outbreak, children are to be seen everywhere - except in school, because their parents fear they will be infected in class.
Doctors Without Borders says has suspended most of its work in South Sudan's northern Maban county after protesters looted its offices and those of several humanitarian agencies.
Tracing his fingers over his bald head, the 11-year-old boy shifts uncomfortably in his chair. "I'm scared," James Seferino says. "All I know is that if I don't take my pills I'll die."
In Marikana, distance from clinics prevents victims from getting medical assistance. But this all-male crew are bridging the gaps.
Doctors Without Borders has said it had suspended non-essential work in part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after gunmen abducted two of its local staff there earlier this month.
Patients being monitored as possible Ebola patients have fled a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after it was attacked by demonstrators protesting further delays to the country's election, the health ministry has said.
In the last 10 days, 125 women and girls have been raped while seeking emergency food in Bentiu, South Sudan, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said.
In a remote southwestern pocket of the Central African Republic, doctor Patrick Karume and his small team are on the jungle frontline to quarantine a rare outbreak of monkeypox.
Medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned over unprecedented levels of child mortality in southern Niger during the past month, with 10 children dying per day.
Zimbabwe's government has reportedly diverted funds intended to purchase new vehicles for the new cabinet ministers and lawmakers, and "channelled the money towards fighting the cholera epidemic".
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was providing emergency help after 33 children died in a camp housing people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria.
Former aid workers have told the BBC that staff of charity Doctors Without Borders of using prostitutes and boasting of swapping medicine for sex while working in Africa
The aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres says six people are dead and more than 50 others are wounded after fighting resumed in Central African Republic's capital.
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