October 28

October 27

October 26

  • Botswana: Khama Wins Botswana Polls


    Botswana's President Ian Khama is to be sworn in for another term on Tuesday after winning the country's election, Botswana media report. Read more »

October 25

  • Africa: Ebola Cases Now Exceed 10,000 [document]


    An overview of the current state of Ebola infections is provided by excerpts from the October 25 situation report of the World Health Organization's Ebola Response Roadmap: Read more »

October 23

  • Africa: How I Could Have Brought Ebola to Washington [Blog]


    In September, I spent time with an American woman who had recently been in Lofa County, Liberia, an Ebola hot spot bordering the village in Guinea where the first case was... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Top Basotho Security Chiefs Step Down


    Three top Basotho military and police commanders implicated in recent political turmoil in the country will step aside to help create a climate in which new elections can be held. Read more »

  • Africa: Woman Attacked in Rome Over Ebola Fears


    A woman from Guinea has reportedly been attacked by angry bus passengers who told her she was infected by Ebola and had to get off, according to media reports. Read more »

October 21

October 20

  • Liberia: Long-term Cure for Ebola - Sirleaf [guest column]


    As the Ebola nightmare continues in Liberia and as we battle to contain the epidemic, it is important to look beyond the immediate crisis. Many more lives will be lost before this... Read more »

  • Lesotho: No End to Lesotho's Instability? [guest column]


    A political and security crisis in Lesotho has eased since parties agreed to call early elections next February in a bid to secure a new government with a clear mandate. But one of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Chibok Girls - Seeing Is Believing


    Only when the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram militants six month ago actually emerge from confinement can the world believe that the deal reportedly negotiated with the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola Outbreak 'Defeated' in Nigeria [document]


    An excerpt from an address on October 19 by Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, to its Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean: Read more »

October 19

October 16

  • Kenya: Silicon Savannah Reimagines Cities


    He has struggled to find jobs since he finished high school a decade ago – but if Alex Muoki has bet right this time, he may turn out to be a winner. Read more »

  • Kenya: Konza – City of Dreams [interview]


    What if there were a city where big ideas become real, where traffic jams are obsolete, where women and men develop futuristic technologies together, where natural and urban... Read more »

October 15

October 14

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October 10

  • West Africa: Ebola Hits Health Workers


    The World Health Organization (WHO) says in its latest Ebola report that those dealing with the outbreak in Liberia are so overwhelmed that they cannot keep reliable statistics on... Read more »

October 09

  • Liberia: Oil Blocks Attract Bidder Interest


    Liberia has entered discussions with major international oil companies to encourage bids for drilling in four blocks off the coast near the capital Monrovia. The talks are... Read more »

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