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Michael Sata back home after US visit

Posted by admin on September 28, 2014

Michael Sata back home after US visit

Zambia’s Permanent Mission to the UN and State House announced his arrival in the capital Lusaka in separate statements.

Beds scarce and staff scarcer in Liberia’s overrun Ebola wards

Posted by admin on September 28, 2014

Beds scarce and staff scarcer in  Liberia’s overrun Ebola wards

What the families idling at the gate of this Ebola centre in Monrovia lack is news of the fate of their sick loved ones inside.

Liberia’s top doctor under Ebola quarantine, deputy dead

Posted by admin on September 28, 2014

Liberia’s top doctor under Ebola quarantine, deputy dead

Dr Bernice Dahn, who is also a deputy health minister, opted to put herself in isolation after her assistant died of the infectious disease on Thursday.

Africa treated fairly at UN meet

Posted by admin on September 27, 2014

Africa treated fairly at UN meet

The ongoing 69th session of United Nations General Assembly has put Africa in focus, particularly given that the current President of the assembly is Uganda’s Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa.

Deaths now hit 3,000 as US steps up attempts to stop virus

Posted by admin on September 27, 2014

Deaths now hit 3,000 as US steps up attempts to stop virus

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization says.

IMF rejects Zimbabwe loan request

Posted by admin on September 27, 2014

IMF rejects  Zimbabwe loan request

The International Monetary Fund has said it will not lend more money to Zimbabwe, because the country is in arrears on repaying previous loans.

Face-to-face with Ebola: The lessons Kenya should learn from this crisis

Posted by admin on September 27, 2014

Face-to-face with Ebola: The lessons Kenya should learn from this crisis

From the distant forests and rolling hills of Guéckédou in South Western Guinea, the first echoes of the deadly sickness decimating families began to emerge in early 2014.

Maputo poll campaigns ‘far from peaceful’

Posted by admin on September 26, 2014

Maputo poll campaigns ‘far from peaceful’

Renamo has complained against being targeted by the government side for allegedly possessing arms

Sierra Leone president says Ebola worse than terrorism

Posted by admin on September 26, 2014

Sierra Leone president says Ebola worse than terrorism

Citing weak health systems in the region, Koroma said international support was needed to contain the spread of the disease which has claimed over 2,000 lives

S. Leone quarantines districts in Ebola fight

Posted by admin on September 25, 2014

S. Leone quarantines districts in Ebola fight

Sierra Leone began a quarantine of more than one million people Thursday in the largest open-ended lockdown in the Ebola outbreak, as world leaders met to discuss the crisis at the United Nations.