Health authorities quarantined hundreds of people in northern Sierra Leone after a 16-year-old girl died of ebola in an apparent case of sexual transmission, the first confirmed death from the virus in the district for nearly six months.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Health workers on the front line of the ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn’t letting up, as the US Congress began considering President Barack Obama’s $6.2bn (€4.9bn) emergency aid request to fight the disease.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
The British government will help 5,000 people escape the besieged rebel-held town of Misrata and provide vital medical supplies to those caught up in violence across western Libya, Britain's International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell announced today.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government today refused rebel leader Laurent Nkunda’s demand for direct talks to solve the crisis in eastern Kivu province, where tens of thousands of desperate refugees were receiving international aid.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008