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Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga can be sent to UN court

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Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga can be handed over to a United Nations tribunal in Tanzania, France’s top civil court ruled on Wednesday, dismissing...

Burundi showing the door to top WHO men

Burundi is expelling the national head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) during a presidential election campaign as politicians press ahead with large rallies...

Africa coronavirus cases could reach the millions

Coronavirus cases in Africa could shoot from thousands to 10 million in three to six months according to provisional modelling, a regional World Health...

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...

Tanzania and WHO cross swords over Ebola data

Tanzania summoned the World Health Organisation’s local representative over its assertion that government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at...

WHO sounds Ebola alarm

The World Health Organisation declared DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm as the virus threatens to...

One in four DRC Ebola cases goes undetected

Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated undetected or found too late, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert said. Some 2,025...

WHO counts down Africa polio clock

Africa could be declared free of endemic “wild” polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does...

No time to lose in fight against Ebola in DR Congo

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With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations announced measures to strengthen its...

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...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...