Witness

Big Wata: The Surfers of Sierra Leone

Members of Sierra Leone's only surf club dream of putting Africa on the surfing map.

Ebola

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Warning comes as trial of therapeutic Ebola treatment is under discussion and could begin in weeks, WHO chief says.

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Africa

DRC to deploy troops to protect Ebola funeral workers

The measure aims to prevent more attacks on teams transporting the bodies of Ebola victims for burial.

DR Congo to deploy army to protect Ebola funeral workers

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola outreach work halted as DRC attack toll hits 21

Aid agencies say they were forced to stop their activities after a rebel attack in Beni on Saturday.

Ebola outreach work halted as DR Congo attack toll hits 21

Africa

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

The Health Ministry says the death toll from the disease has risen to 75 since the epidemic was declared in August.

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

Ebola

DRC rolls out prototype treatments to fight Ebola outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC has 39 confirmed deaths as authorities roll out new drugs.

DRC rolls out prototype treatments to fight Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola in the DRC: Death toll rises in second outbreak

The outbreak, centred in Mangina, has claimed 63 lives thus far and WHO and health workers are taking extraordinary measure to reach the afflicted in the conflict-ridden North Kivu province.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC: Doctor stricken with Ebola in rebel stronghold

WHO says 97 people believed to have contact with the infected physician in an area dominated by a dangerous rebel group.

DRC: Doctor stricken with Ebola in rebel stronghold

Africa

WHO expects more DRC Ebola cases as violence hampers aid efforts

Seventy-eight cases recorded in latest Ebola outbreak, causing 44 deaths, health officials say.

WHO expects more DRC Ebola cases as violence hampers aid efforts

Ebola

WHO says DRC conflict hindering push to stem Ebola

World Health Organization urges ceasefire as death toll rises to at least 41 people in DRC's North Kivu province.

Africa

DRC: New Ebola outbreak

A new outbreak in the middle of a war zone is raising alarms as health workers race to educate people and trying a new, experimental vaccine.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola 'probable' cause of 33 deaths in new DRC outbreak

Health ministry says up to 43 people may have contracted the Ebola virus since latest outbreak declared last week.

DRC: New Ebola deaths confirmed, dozens believed infected

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC: Four new cases of Ebola virus confirmed

Health ministry announces Ebola outbreak in DRC just days after previous emergence of the deadly virus is declared over.

DRC: New Ebola virus outbreak days after previous epidemic ends

Africa

DR Congo declares Ebola epidemic over

Announcement comes at the end of a 10-week observation period for re-emergence of the disease which claimed 33 lives.

DR Congo declares Ebola epidemic over

Opinion

Why Ebola survivors are suing Sierra Leone

The government cannot account for $14 million allocated to help survivors rebuild their lives.

Yusuf Kabba

by Yusuf Kabba

Yusuf Kabba