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Doctors under siege in Sudan

Healthcare workers in the country are quitting because of assaults and inadequate PPE

Covid-19 deepens the crisis in war-torn Yemen

The coronavirus outbreak has left millions at the mercy of the country’s warring factions, which will not stop fighting, despite an escalating humanitarian emergency

‘Any trigger can lead to suicide’

For South Sudanese refugees, fleeing war and sexual violence is only the beginning of their struggles, writes Amanda Sperber from northern Uganda. This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Strandfontein homeless site more a prison than a place of safety — Human rights report

Independent reports slam Cape Town’s Covid-19 homeless site, the city says things have improved since independent monitors visited the site

My late uncle, and the ethics of clinical trials in Africa

Despite the long history of medical racism, any potential Covid-19 vaccines must be tested in Africa — but not only on the continent

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

4.6 million people, one psychologist: The Central African Republic’s mental health crisis

Meet the Central African Republic’s only practising clinical psychologist

Second Ebola vaccine introduced in the DRC

It said the new vaccine, produced by a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is aimed at protecting 50 000 people over a period of four months

Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo

Home to nearly one million people, Bunia is the latest Congolese city to report an Ebola infection

The battle to bring antivenoms to Africa

A shortage of snake antivenom in Africa is a "shameful failure"

Scores of amputations in Gaza as Israeli troops aim for the legs

Gaza's health ministry has carried out 94 amputations since protests began in March, 82 of them involving lower limbs

Ebola fear empties DRC village schools

Teaching staff and aid workers fear that children who walk around freely in the village pose a risk far worse than they would pose in a classroom

Military ignored Mosul war-wounded

In ridding the city of the Islamic State, its health system was gutted, affecting 1.8-million residents

Caught between bullets and a siege

The war on Gazans is more than physical. It is a complete suppression of their humanity.

DRC Ebola outbreak on ‘epidemiological knife edge’ — WHO

An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", WHO warned on Wednesday

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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