More than 100 East African refugees have escaped from a camp in the Libyan town of Bani Walid where they were being held hostage and tortured, international agencies and local sources say.
Over 100 refugees escape from Libya trafficking camp
China and Burkina Faso signed an agreement to establish diplomatic relations on Saturday, days after the West African nation cut ties with Taiwan.
China, Burkina Faso establish ties following Taiwan snub
Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometers from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province.
IOM, WHO, DR Congo partner to stop Ebola from spreading to Kinshasa, neighboring
Twelve people have died of cholera in northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state, the health commissioner said on Wednesday, in the latest outbreak of the disease in the region.
Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeastern Nigeria
At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend.
Tropical cyclone hits Somalia killing at least 15
A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as Congo Monday began a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, the country's health minister said.
Ebola death toll climbs to 27 as vaccination campaign starts in Congo
Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
DR Congo to begin Ebola vaccination on Monday
Three new Ebola cases have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's sprawling northwest, taking the number of suspected infections to 43, Health Minister Oly Ilungao says.
Congo health minister confirms 3 more Ebola cases
More than 200 people were arrested last week in a joint anti-terror and security operation in the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin and Togo, the Burkinabe Army said.
Over 200 arrests in anti-terrorist operations in West Africa
Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have said the Ebola outbreak in the vast central African country has entered ‘a new phase’ after a case of the deadly virus was detected in the northwest city of Mbandaka.
First Ebola case found in DRC city raises risk of epidemic, WHO says

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