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Ebola’s Impact Reached Beyond Death Toll to Basic Health Care

More than 100,000 malaria cases went untreated when Liberia’s health care system buckled under the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, according to a new study.

The research, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, shows how the toll …

Cape Town Water Crisis Highlights Deep-Running Inequality

South Africa’s seaside city of Cape Town is mired in a three-year drought and is poised to become the world’s first major city to run out of water. The city will shut off municipal taps …

Off-grid Power Pioneers Pour Into West Africa

Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame’s new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast’s power grid, but it’s perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.

Buoyed by success in East Africa, …

‘We are not out of the woods yet’ on drought relief efforts, warns top UN aid official in Somalia

The top United Nations humanitarian official in Somalia has commended the drought relief and recovery efforts of the authorities in the northern state of Puntland, while cautioning that the current humanitarian crisis is far from …

President Ramaphosa extends condolences for loss of Tourism Portfolio Committee Chairperson

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Honourable Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo, who passed away on Sunday 18 February 2018, …