Health researchers in Uganda have launched the largest trial to date of an experimental Ebola vaccine expected to be deployed in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Authorities in Sudan have suspended all schools as of Wednesday after four students were killed during protests.
Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the second death from Ebola in the city of Goma.
At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and activists in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda while infected with the disease, acknowledging the possibility that the virus could spread into the country for the first time.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon authorities in Kenya to address a “scourge” of unlawful police killings.
Ethiopia’s National Election Board has announced plans to hold a referendum on creating a 10th regional state for the Sidama ethnic group after activists promised to declare a new region for themselves on Thursday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a global health emergency.
The Ebola virus has reached the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the border with Rwanda.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has called recent ethnic violence in the northeastern Ituri province an “attempted genocide”.