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Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo may spread

For now, the rare and deadly disease has been confined to the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa. But it may spread.At least 50 percent of those who contract the Ebola virus die within...

Fresh Ebola outbreak triggers fears across Africa and beyond

A fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has left dozens of people dead and triggered fears across Africa that it could spread.About 20 people have been confirmed dead,...

BREAKING: Nigeria Breathes Again After Corpse Flown In From DRC Tests Negative For Ebola

Fears that a corpse brought into Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo could throw Africa’s most populous nation into another cycle of panic have been allayed after the body tested negative for the Ebola...

First Ebola Vaccine Successfully Tested

A potent weapon against Ebola, the deadly disease that killed at least 11, 000 people in West Africa more than two years ago, has been successfully tested, scientists reported on Thursday in The Lancet."We were...

After Ebola, Arik Air To Resume Flights To Freetown, Sierra Leone, February 23

Nigeria's largest airline, Arik Air, is resuming flight services from Lagos to Freetown, Sierra Leone, from February 23, 2016, the airline said in a statement on Wednesday.Flights from Lagos to Freetown were suspended in July 2014...

Bizarre! Sierra Leonean Politician Claims TB Joshua’s Anointing Water Cured Thousands Of Ebola

Days after two men claimed that they survived a plane crash in Lagos because of Prophet T.B. Joshua's anointing water, a prominent Sierra Leonean politician has claimed that the arrival of 4,000 bottles of the same...

Donors pledge $17 million to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

African and non-regional donors on Tuesday pledged $17 million to replenish the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, an initiative which aims to provide food security and eliminate rural poverty on the continent.

Nigeria’s diversity is a source of strength, Buhari tells Ambassador from Israel where secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu resides

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria’s diversity will remain a source of strength for the development of the country.President Buhari spoke on Thursday...

Once a refugee in U.S.A., now head of one of Liberia’s biggest NGOs, Faith Akovi Cooper is a woman taking charge

Madam Faith Akovi Cooper knows how to summarize her inspiring life story with a stark contrast. She remembers being a refugee in the United States just over...