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Aid groups should face tougher action over sex abuse by staff:...

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Aid organisations and humanitarian agencies should face tougher action including funding cuts if they do not tackle sexual abuse by staff, aid experts told...

Congo ‘jobs-for-sex’ expose prompts calls for greater scrutiny of aid workers

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Vetting aid workers more closely and giving women more power is critical to tackle sex abuse in humanitarian crises as exposed in a joint...

Last DR Congo Ebola patient discharged

The last patient treated for Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was discharged this week the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, bringing the...

DR Congo violence in Ebola hotspot leaves people in “crossfire”

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Attacks on communities in an Ebola outbreak hotspot in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) sparked a humanitarian crisis and threaten aid distribution the...

DR Congo clinic attacks raise risk of Ebola resurgence

International organisations warned of potential resurgence of Ebola in DR Congo (DRC) after deadly militia attacks on health centres forced aid groups to suspend...

Three killed in Ebola response centre attacks

Three health workers were killed and several injured in attacks on two Ebola response centres in eastern Congo, authorities and health services said. Violence...

UN Ebola teams evacuated

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) evacuated staff working on the Ebola epidemic from Beni in Democratic Republic of...

Ebola alarm in DR Congo

About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo and many are out of reach...

New Ebola vaccine in use in DR Congo

Health authorities in eastern Congo introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said, to help combat the world’s...

Ebola emergency chief decries deadly attack on DRC Ebola worker

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Security measures for staff fighting health emergencies need to be stepped up urgently, a UN health agency top official said, after a frontline Ebola...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...