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Many Africa 'experts' still don't get the need for African voices and perspectives
Many Africa 'experts' still don't get the need for African voices and perspectives
Thirteen years after Binyavanga Wainaina’s satirical essay, many “experts” on Africa continue to fail to comprehend the need for...
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”....
Healthcare’s crucial tool is trust
Healthcare’s crucial tool is trust
Doctors and nurses have traditionally been among the most trusted people in society. According to the Wellcome Global Monitor, the largest-ever...
DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary
DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary
An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widened Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another...
Second Ebola case confirmed in DRC's Goma
Second Ebola case confirmed in DRC's Goma
Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city...
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Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola
Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola
On Wednesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a “health...
DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised...
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are reports that two people have lost their lives in western Uganda. The...
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In another confusing finding, the public protector overlooked how...
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
One case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in Uganda, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday. The patient is a 5-year-old boy who has...
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organisations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered...

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