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Separatist Bomb Attack Kills 4 Policemen in Cameroon

Separatist Bomb Attack Kills 4 Policemen in Cameroon

YAOUNDE - Cameroon says separatist fighters have killed four policemen and wounded six in the English- speaking southwestern town of Eyumojock. The separatist fighters use of bombs is the first to be reported since the …

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Hundreds of Mozambicans were killed and thousands made homeless recently by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. Almost immediately, there were reports of a sadly familiar story: women being forced to trade sex for food by local …

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Not Yet Global Emergency

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Not Yet Global Emergency

The World Health Organization decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak, despite its recent spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.

The WHO's emergency committee …

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Not Yet Global Emergency

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Not Yet Global Emergency

The World Health Organization decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak, despite its recent spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.

The WHO's emergency committee …

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Hundreds of Mozambicans were killed and thousands made homeless recently by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. Almost immediately, there were reports of a sadly familiar story: women being forced to trade sex for food by local …

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call

Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim.

The development, which is likely linked to the ongoing …

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call

Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim.

The development, which is likely linked to the ongoing …

SECOND EBOLA PATIENT DIES IN UGANDA, TWO OTHERS IN INTENSIVE CARE

SECOND EBOLA PATIENT DIES IN UGANDA, TWO OTHERS IN INTENSIVE CARE

A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a …

SECOND EBOLA PATIENT DIES IN UGANDA, TWO OTHERS IN INTENSIVE CARE

SECOND EBOLA PATIENT DIES IN UGANDA, TWO OTHERS IN INTENSIVE CARE

A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a …

One Held Over Drug Trafficking

One Held Over Drug Trafficking

The anti-narcotic unit under the Aviation police is holding one Jhinkole Rai alias Ruben a Dutch national for allegedly unlawfully possessing Narcotic drugs, he was intercepted yesterday at about 1:00 pm while at the departures …

One Held Over Drug Trafficking

One Held Over Drug Trafficking

The anti-narcotic unit under the Aviation police is holding one Jhinkole Rai alias Ruben a Dutch national for allegedly unlawfully possessing Narcotic drugs, he was intercepted yesterday at about 1:00 pm while at the departures …

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour

This Wednesday's top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese …

Briefing: Uganda Ebola response tested as three cases discovered

Briefing: Uganda Ebola response tested as three cases discovered

Uganda has sent rapid response teams to the western town of Bwera to help contain the spread of Ebola from the Democratic Republic of Congo after three cross-border cases were confirmed, including a five-year-old boy …