While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe 'on track to regain its bread basket status', and World agencies and neighbouring countries have hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC.
The World Health Organisation says a second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Researchers have suggested that if the current rates of Ebola monitoring and hospitalisation continue, Liberia's Ebola outbreak may be eliminated by June.
The clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed by Merck and NewLink have resumed
at a lower dose after a pause to assess several complaints.
Two studies have found that Ebola survivors face many challenges including stigma, loss of income, lack of support and loss of possessions.
The World Health Organisation believes that Sierra Leone's failure in fighting Ebola is a result of the fact that people are not changing behaviours with many touching bodies of the dead or keeping infected relatives close.
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Another doctor in Sierra Leone has died of Ebola, making him the fifth local doctor to succumb to the infectious virus.
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The Nigerian government says it is acting to prevent the spread of Ebola from the Democratic Republic of Congo where an outbreak of the disease has killed 17 people.
The WHO says it is working closely with DRC authorities to help deploy health workers and protective equipment in the remote area, which is difficult for teams to access, in order to "rapidly control the Ebola outbreak".
Johnson & Johnson has started clinical trials of its experimental Ebola vaccine, which
uses a booster from Denmark's Bavarian Nordic.
Sierra Leone is experiencing an overflow of patients at designated Ebola centres as health workers go door-to-door in an attempt to track down those who are infected.
97 Ethiopian doctors and nurses have arrived in Liberia to support the local government in fighting Ebola, with the aim of stamping out the outbreak by Christmas.
Sierra Leone has announced plans to ban Christmas and New Year's Eve parties in an attempt to reduce the spread of Ebola.
The United Nations Ebola Emergency Response Mission has reported that they will not meet their 1 December target of having 70% of Ebola patients in treatment and 70% of victims buried.
Many questions crucial to preventing an Ebola outbreak in the US are still unanswered.
Kimberly-Clark is being sued over false claims that their surgical gowns protect against infectious diseases such as Ebola.
A nurse from New Jersey is suing the state after being quarantined on her return from west Africa as she had tested negative for Ebola and was showing no symptoms.
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