[VOA] The health ministry of Democratic Republic of Congo said Monday two community health workers engaged in Ebola prevention have been killed in the eastern North Kivu province. The ministry said the workers had been receiving death threats for months.
AS HE SLIPPED out of consciousness, Batsi Lokana watched the militiamen who had attacked him slice off his mother’s head. When he came to, her body was gone
IN TRIPOLI, the capital of Libya, children play on the beach, cafés buzz late into the night and the manager of a beauty parlour reports that laser treatments, hair-removals and nose-jobs are on the rise. “War hasn’t put off custom,” says Kherea Dughman. About 15km (9 miles) away a rebel army is fighting to take the capital
[RFI] A suicide bomb attack targeted police and the National Guard in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one and wounding at least nine people, including several civilians.
[Reporter] The proposal made by the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad to the Executive Committee has unanimously been approved by the Executive Committee of CAF.
[HRW] “Crisis” is a word often used over the last six years to describe the situation in the Central African Republic.
[News24Wire] In 2007, former president Jacob Zuma’s long-time lawyer Kemp J Kemp told the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban that Zuma’s litigation was “more like Stalingrad. It’s burning house to burning house.”
[ISS] At least two dead, several wounded – this is the official human toll of the violence that occurred after Benin’s contested legislative elections of 28 April when police fired live ammunition at protesters. The material damage incurred during rioting and arson is yet to be tallied.
THE INVESTORS gathered at a posh Cairo restaurant were eager to pour money into an economy that, just three years ago, lacked the hard currency to import cooking oil.
[Nation] Nearly half of recently surveyed Somali residents of the Dadaab refugee complex say they have no intention of returning to their homeland due to concerns about violence, drought and lack of services.