Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak
Hundreds of villagers fled their homes in Nigeria's northeast late on Saturday after an attack by militants from the Boko Haram group, militia officials and witnesses said.
Hundreds flee after Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria
Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country’s recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the Health Ministry said.
Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation’s history
Seventeen people have been killed in two car bomb attacks at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu.
Car bombs rock Mogadishu, kill 17 people
Tanzania released two staff members of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Thursday, a day after they were detained and their passports seized, the South African Foreign Ministry said.
Tanzania frees two members of CPJ journalists' advocacy group
A principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said.
All 78 child hostages released in Cameroon, two teachers held
Millions of voters in Madagascar queued in long lines early on Wednesday to cast their ballots in a presidential election as the Indian Ocean island struggles to create jobs, fight poverty and end corruption.
Madagascar starts voting in bid to end poverty, corruption
More than 80 people, mostly children, have been kidnapped from a school in a restive English-speaking region in Cameroon as violence continues to plague government efforts to reach a settlement with separatists.
Over 80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon
Rebels killed at least seven civilians and abducted 15 others, including children, in fresh overnight raids in the far eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civilian and military sources said Sunday.
Rebels kill 7 civilians in eastern DR Congo: army

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