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The outbreak is nearing its one-year mark and has killed nearly 1,700 people in Congo.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Goma is home to more than a million people, and Ebola’s arrival there could represent a major escalation in the outbreak.

  • Jul 16, 2019

The long-awaited way forward was met with both celebration and skepticism.

  • Jul 5, 2019

Cities across the country were rocked by the first major protests since security forces broke up a vast sit-in June 3, killing scores.

  • Jun 30, 2019

Protest organizers are seeking a major show of resistance in Sudan’s six-month-old uprising.

  • Jun 29, 2019

The southern African country is home to nearly a third of Africa’s elephants

  • Jun 25, 2019

Health workers fear the virus could spread to the Congolese city of Goma, a major regional hub.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Persistent drought and the brutal tactics of al-Shabab have left 1 in 5 Somalis homeless.

  • Jun 17, 2019

The cases in Uganda were a 5-year-old Congolese boy who died after crossing the border to seek medical treatment and two family members.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Out of an abundance of caution, health officials will wait three more weeks before a final declaration.

  • Jun 27, 2018
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