The World Health Organization (WHO) says seven more people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been infected with the Ebola virus, warning that the outbreak of the lethal disease in the central African country has a clear "potential to expand".
Ebola on epidemiological knife edge in DR Congo, WHO says
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
Egypt’s military and police forces have killed at least 19 Takfiri militants and detained scores of others in the Sinai Peninsula amid an ongoing military campaign against the Daesh terrorist group.
Egypt's army kills 19 militants, detains 20 in Sinai offensive
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has approved a controversial law against the online publications of inappropriate content, a move which critics say would enable the leadership in the Horn of Africa country to further tighten their grip on journalists and opposition activists.
Kenya’s president approves controversial cyber-crimes law
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi pardoned more than 330 people, many of them youths jailed for demonstrating in recent years.
Egypt’s president pardons over 330 mostly young prisoners

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