Nichola Mandil BBC News, Juba The authorities in South Sudan have said the suspected cases of Ebola in the north-western region have tested negative. But samples were not collected from those who died from a yet to be established illness that...
by bbafrica For the past two years, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been grappling with the world's worst outbreak of measles, which has killed more than 7,000 children. The minister of health says the outbreak is over...
Nichola Mandil BBC News, Juba Nearly one million people are now known to have been affected by flooding in South Sudan, according to the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). OCHA says an estimated 800,000 people “who have...
by bbcafrica Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina has lifted a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus. The president announced that sporting activities would be allowed but with an audience of not...
By AFP Malaria cases in northern Mali have spiked, according to medical workers, claiming 23 lives in the often lawless desert region last week alone. Mali’s ministry of health said this week that 59 people have died of malaria in the...