It is highest number of humanitarian workers killed in one incident since South Sudan descended into conflict in 2013.
by Ana Palacios
by Catherine Soi
Africa26 Mar 2017 09:59 GMT
More than two million Somalis have been displaced since 1991 and the country now faces its third famine in 25 years.
Africa26 Mar 2017 09:41 GMT
Medical workers in northeastern Nigeria are treating large numbers of children affected by malnutrition.
The UN World Food Programme says an estimated 4.5 million people in the region are now in need of emergency food aid.
Africa26 Mar 2017 08:35 GMT
Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday's football match in London to be cancelled.
Immigration26 Mar 2017 06:55 GMT
Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.
- Jessica Hagen-Zanker
Africa25 Mar 2017 19:31 GMT
Officials say the rebel fighters attacked the police as they were driving from Tshikapa to Kananga.
Africa25 Mar 2017 16:47 GMT
Separatist groups vow to boycott talks with the government next week, explaining they are not sufficiently inclusive.
Africa25 Mar 2017 11:17 GMT
Three years on from an Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,000 people, countries in West Africa are still struggling to deal with its effects.
The IMF predicts Liberia’s fragile economy will shrink significantly in 2017.
Africa25 Mar 2017 11:00 GMT
Hundreds of refugees are leaving for Somalia almost every day.
Ever since voluntary repatriation started in 2014, more than 50,000 people have returned.
Humanitarian crises25 Mar 2017 06:40 GMT
More than 250 people have been killed so far this rainy season as floods have left remote communities isolated.
ICC24 Mar 2017 15:32 GMT
Court in The Hague makes first compensation award to victims of war crimes, relating to an attack in the DRC.
Africa24 Mar 2017 14:38 GMT
More than 11,000 people died during the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa.
Still, over 17,000 people contracted the virus and survived.
Three years on, Ebola continues to haunt them.
Africa24 Mar 2017 14:21 GMT
Secretary-General Guterres says government in Juba refuses to acknowledge plight of 100,000 people suffering famine.
Africa24 Mar 2017 12:12 GMT
Deadly floods after heavy rainfall in the north of the country have left thousands homeless.
Africa24 Mar 2017 10:50 GMT
Tuberculosis is among the top ten causes of death worldwide.
The World Health Organization says Sierra Leone has one of the highest levels of TB.
Health workers in the country are trying to change that by raising awareness.
Refugees23 Mar 2017 20:59 GMT
UN calls for urgent $250m as numbers of refugees fleeing violence and famine could surpass a million before mid-2017.
by Nassim Majidi
- Jessica Hagen-Zanker
by Rosa Whitaker
by Afyare Abdi Elmi
by Alia Brahimi
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