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Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said.
Ric Foxley knows how difficult it is to cross a river in Ethiopia, and he's doing something about it.
A team of US researchers is giving the world a chance to see the faces of two Egyptian women who walked the earth about 2300 years ago.
A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving.
The Ebola outbreak in conflict-ridden Congo has become so serious that international public health experts need to consider the possibility that it cannot be brought under control and instead will become entrenched, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield says.
Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon, the governor said Monday.
When US President Donald Trump suggested that US service members could open fire at the thousands of migrants currently on their way to the American border, he likely wanted to reach two audiences: voters demanding a hard-line stance on immigration and the migrants making their way through Mexico.
South African Police Service are investigating claims one of its pilots made a landing in an Eastern Cape carpark to buy KFC for his lunch.
Ethiopian lawmakers unanimously elected the country's first female president on Thursday, days after approving one of the world's few "gender-balanced" Cabinets as the country's dramatic reforms continue.
At least seven people died and nearly 80 were injured after a shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital to a town farther north on the Atlantic coast derailed, authorities at the accident site said.
An Idaho Fish and Game Commission member is being criticised by some after he shared photos of himself posing with a family of baboons, including young baboons, he killed while hunting in Africa.
It's blindingly hot on the Nile and our river boat has just docked for a visit to one of Egypt's most beautifully preserved temples, the Temple of Edfu.
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has joined the chorus of pressure on fertiliser co-operative Ballance over using Western Sahara phosphate.
Fifty-five people were killed when their bus left the road, rolled down a slope and crashed in western Kenya, an official said on Wednesday, with the roof of the bus ripped off.
EgyptAir is trying to shift the blame to a local advertising agency for a bizarre article in its in-flight magazine purportedly based on an interview with actress Drew Barrymore.
The visual was striking – Melania Trump stood in front of Egypt's Great Sphinx, doing something she rarely does: Speaking about the news of the day.
At least 50 people are dead and more than 100 left with second-degree burns after a tanker truck in Congo collided with a bus and, as villagers rushed to collect the leaking fuel, caught fire, witnesses and officials said.
First lady Melania Trump went into full tourist mode on Friday in Kenya. The garb was "safari casual." The venue was a sanctuary for baby elephants. The overall effect was photo-friendly, just a tad awkward and without any major gaffes.
A Congolese doctor who treats rape victims and an Iraqi woman who speaks out for those - like herself - who were raped and tortured by the Islamic State group won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.