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CATEGORY: HEALTH


‘100 missing’ as boats collide in DRC

Up to 100 people are feared missing after two boats collided on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World...


USAfrica: Soyinka contradicts self with endorsement of (ex) dictator Buhari. By Chuks Iloegbunam

USAfrica: Soyinka contradicts self with endorsement of (ex) dictator Buhari. By Chuks Iloegbunam

Soyinka contradicts self with endorsement of (ex) dictator Buhari.           By Chuks Iloegbunam Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,      ...


Abia’s north American diaspora applauds Alex Otti’s blueprint

Abia’s north American diaspora applauds Alex Otti’s blueprint

Abia’s north American diaspora applauds Alex Otti’s blueprint Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica: An international electronic Live Call-in townhall event involving...


WHO: New Ebola cases falling

The number of new Ebola cases reported in the three worst-hit countries falls to its lowest level since late June, the World Health Organization...


Hospital releases ‘Ebola country’ passenger

A plane passenger who had recently traveled to an "Ebola-affected country" does not have the virus and was released from the hospital, according to...


Deadly floods menace tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of people in the southern tip of Malawi have been cut off by deadly floods, leaving them without food, clean water...


Death sentence on 54 Nigerians soldiers for, allegedly, refusing to fight Boko Haram is diversionary. By Femi Falana

Death sentence on 54 Nigerians soldiers for, allegedly, refusing to fight Boko Haram is diversionary. By Femi Falana

Death sentence on 54 Nigerians soldiers for allegedly refusing to fight Boko Haram is diversionary. By Femi Falana, activist lawyer and Senior Advocate of...


Nurse with Ebola ‘exposure’ to be admitted into NIH hospital

The National Institutes of Health "expects to admit a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus" later Thursday into its facility in Bethesda, Maryland,...


WHO confident it can catch up with Ebola

There are 16,911 cases of Ebola worldwide. Despite missing its own target on burials, the World Health Organization is confident it can still catch...


USAfrica names Anambra’s Obiano Nigeria’s Governor of the Year.

USAfrica names Anambra’s Obiano Nigeria’s Governor of the Year.

USAfrica names Anambra’s Obiano Nigeria’s Governor of the Year. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247                         ...


Ebola: Are we losing the fight?

The World Health Organization says progress is being made against the deadly Ebola outbreak -- but some targets are not being met. Who is...


U.N.: Number of Ebola cases now tops 16,000

The number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in the current outbreak has surpassed 16,000, according to the World Health Organization, with...


Doing business in Ebola-hit country

The deadly Ebola virus which has ripped through three West African countries has had the biggest impact in Liberia. As of last week, the...


Ebola team dumps bodies in pay protest

Workers employed by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to bury Ebola victims took drastic action this week in a dispute over pay, abandoning the...


WHO: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if...


Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not...


Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not...


Uganda declared free of an Ebola-like fever

Uganda has been declared free of Marburg, an Ebola-like viral hemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organization said...


Ebola confirmed in Mali

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health...


Should health workers who treat Ebola be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola,...