Doctor Fighting Ebola Outbreak in Congo Killed in Attack

A doctor fighting an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in an attack on an eastern hospital, according to the World Health Organization.

Several gunmen from a local militia attacked the …

IRC Urges New Approach to Malnutrition in S. Sudan

More than 750,000 South Sudanese children under age 5 are expected to face acute malnutrition this year, according to the International Rescue Committee.

The IRC’s new spokeswoman, actress Mia Farrow, returned last week from South …

Sudanese Political Cartoonist Seeks Lasting Change with Iconic Images

A week after the Sudanese military ousted Omar al-Bashir as president and seized control of the country, protesters continue to demand representation and civilian rule.

Thousands of kilometers away, Khalid Albaih monitors the events that …

Cameroonian Women Call on Government to Stop Anglophone Separatist Fighting

YAOUNDE Hundreds of Cameroonian women gathered in the capital this week to urge the government to stop the killings in the country’s Anglophone separatist western regions. Weeks of violent clashes in those areas have left …

Malawi’s Elections Get EU Observers, Biometric Voting System

BLANTYRE The European Union has launched an observation mission for Malawi’s presidential elections next month. But some political analysts question the impact of foreign election observers will have on the poll.

The EU was the …