Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations to begin in DR Congo

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The vaccines were first used in a limited trial during the 2014-16 West Africa Ebola outbreak Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The experimental vaccine proved effective when used […]

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on fighting corruption

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The African athletes ‘missing’ in Australia

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou is one of missing Cameroon athletes It has been just over a month since several athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Australia disappeared. The first to be reported missing were eight teammates from the Cameroon delegation. However the estimated number is now between 20 and 100. […]

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool forward’s boots become museum exhibit

Salah’s boots will be displayed among statues of Egyptian pharaohs and ancient artifacts Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will be honoured with his own exhibit in the British Museum’s Egyptian collection. The Egypt international has impressed this season, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals. His boots will go on display in […]

Could illegal mines in Ghana lead to an increase in chocolate prices?

Experts are warning that cocoa shortages in Ghana could lead to an increase in chocolate prices. The West African nation is the world’s second biggest producer of cocoa, but some plantations are being turned into illegal gold mines. Video producers: Joe Inwood and Thomas Naadi Could illegal mines in Ghana lead to an increase in […]

DR Congo Ebola outbreak ‘not global emergency’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Suspected cases are being treated at isolation hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not yet an international public health emergency, the World Health Organization has said. It said there was a “strong reason to believe that the outbreak can […]

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on fighting corruption

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The African athletes ‘missing’ in Australia

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou is one of missing Cameroon athletes It has been just over a month since several athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Australia disappeared. The first to be reported missing were eight teammates from the Cameroon delegation. However the estimated number is now between 20 and 100. […]

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool forward’s boots become museum exhibit

Salah’s boots will be displayed among statues of Egyptian pharaohs and ancient artifacts Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will be honoured with his own exhibit in the British Museum’s Egyptian collection. The Egypt international has impressed this season, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals. His boots will go on display in […]

DR Congo Ebola outbreak ‘not global emergency’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Suspected cases are being treated at isolation hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not yet an international public health emergency, the World Health Organization has said. It said there was a “strong reason to believe that the outbreak can […]

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