There are a number of challenges that the WHO's new leader, Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus, will have to navigate during his tenure
WHO has confirmed a second case of the Ebola virus in the DRC. The news comes after an outbreak of 17 other suspected cases in the past week.
Since the outbreak of Ebola in west Africa a number of countries have launched information campaigns to curb the consumption of bushmeat.
The 5,000 students were expelled 'to avoid other girls following the example of becoming pregnant while attending school', authorities said.
Country was the host for ‘patient zero’—the first victim in the fever’s deadliest ever outbreak that has claimed over 11,000 lives.
With increasing revisions to economic growth, a tough 2016 could still be in the offing, testing continent's famed resilience.
The deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak since 1976 has killed 11,312 of the 28,457 people infected since December of 2013.
Ebola bounces back in Guinea, Sierra Leone: Health authorities repeating mistakes in fight, says MSF
Sierra Leone imposed a three-week daytime curfew in the last Ebola-hit areas in a bid to curb a resurgence of the deadly virus.
'Mr Infrastructure', the outgoing president of the African Development Bank, tells all in a wide-ranging chat with Mail &Guardian Africa.
Fourteen women were infected at the burial of a widely-respected faith healer, who herself died from the virus.
Triumph in adversity—just 9 months ago Liberia nearly collapsed, now it stands on the brink of victory over Ebola
West African country could be declared free from the terrifying virus this weekend. It will be emotional, and richly deserved.
Entertainers turned politicians: An actor, two musicians and a footballer jump into the ‘dirty game’
The trip from the sports, music or film stage to politics is littered with banana peels, but the fortunes of those who try is beginning to improve.
New finding means survivors have a longer wait than the three months previously recommended.
IMF joins World Bank in revising down Africa 2015 growth, blames falling commodity prices and China's cooling
But lender sees a rebound for the continent's economy in 2016.
The continent will perplex, test you to the limit, but also cheer, as the events into early April months testify.
Sierra Leone Vice President Sumana in quarantine after guard dies of Ebola; is top most leader to do so
While the virus is clearly in retreat in affected West African nations, progress in Sierra Leone seems to have hit a bump.
It was supposed to be the 'Ebola tournament'. In the end Equatorial Guinea pulled off a major Africa Cup of Nations feat
Despite a slew of controversies, the tournament did have its memorable moments. Lots of them.
As Africa's presidents meet in Addis, new DR Congo military offensive highlights AU's multiple headaches
Terrorism and Ebola also up for talks are region seeks familiar solutions.
The worst ever Ebola outbreak infected 21,689 people, and had killed 8,626 people as of January 18, but the worst might be over.