A cholera outbreak has hit Malawi after spreading from neighbouring Mozambique. South Sudan is fighting it a month after the first cases were reported
From Ethiopia to Malawi, major health crises about to hit Africa in face of worst weather in 30 years
Based on the latest UN figures, the report estimates 60 million people will be impacted by El Niño this year with many suffering health consequences
Frustrated residents vent their frustrations online, posting selfies in front of rubbish piles several metres high or trash-covered railway tracks
Over 166,000 people have sought shelter inside UN peacekeeper bases across the country and over 2.25 million people have been forced from their homes.
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At least two days of rains caused chaos in Accra, with roads blocked and cars swept away or overturned by the flood waters.
Burundian refugees wait for food at the Lake Tanganyika Stadium in Kigoma, western Tanzania, on May 20, 2015
Health minister said 326 new cases have been reported over the past week nationwide, a nearly 50% increase over the previous one.
In only 15 African countries do more than 50% of their population have access to sanitation.