The agreement follows nine months of massive street protests that recalled the Arab Spring.
Zimbabweans weather repeated crackdowns amid an implosion of public services.
Sarah Momanyi is one of over a third of Kenyans without a proper birth certificate — a major setback for her ambitions.
The request for the return of a sacred drum comes amid a fierce debate over whether institutions that benefited from colonialism have any right to keep plundered objects.
As the situation deteriorated on the first anniversary of the crisis, Rwanda shut its border with its western neighbor.
A WHO official said Ebola response efforts were “seriously negatively impacted.”
The outbreak is nearing its one-year mark and has killed nearly 1,700 people in Congo.
Goma is home to more than a million people, and Ebola’s arrival there could represent a major escalation in the outbreak.
The long-awaited way forward was met with both celebration and skepticism.
Out of an abundance of caution, health officials will wait three more weeks before a final declaration.