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Rise in casualties – and cholera – expected in Libya

A month-old battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli risks causing an “exponential” rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of diseases including cholera, the...

Cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique

Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area. Cyclone Kenneth crashed into Cabo...

Beira returning to life post-Idai

Almost a month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the south-east African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port Beira are “returning to life” as...

Mozambique cholera vaccination campaign

Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, after five confirmed...

Cholera breaks out in Nigeria

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A cholera outbreak killed 12 people and may have infected at least 134 others in the Nigerian state Adamawa, a medical official...

Malawi cholera cases pass 500

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Cholera cases in Malawi have tripled and four more people died, the Ministry of Health said, a month after the spread of...

Zambian army part of cholera controls

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Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed...

Cholera hits north-east Nigeria

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Cholera is fast spreading through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria's Borno state, the United Nations said. Most...

Cholera in north-east Nigeria

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Cholera has broken out in north-east Nigeria at a camp for people displaced by the eight year conflict with Boko Haram, aid...

Cholera spreads in famine-threatened Somalia

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Deadly cholera is spreading through drought-ravaged Somalia as clean water sources dry up, a top aid official said, deepening a humanitarian crisis...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...