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Despite Progress, Ebola Danger Remains in DRC

There is hope that the world's latest Ebola virus outbreak may be contained in the coming weeks, top experts from the World Health Organization and Doctors Without Borders (Medicins San Frontieres) say.However, they told VOA this week that dangers rema...

South Sudan Guards Against Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a city, raising fears of a wider spread of the deadly virus.A new case was confirmed Thursday in Mbandaka, a city of

Kenya: Floods trigger death and massive displacement, threaten disease outbreaks

More than a month of heavy rains are wreaking havoc in Kenya, triggering floods that have claimed an estimated 100 lives and displaced nearly 260,000 people. Many of the communities affected were already struggling to recover from the 2017 drought. Th...

Kenya: Floods trigger death and massive displacement, threaten disease outbreaks

More than a month of heavy rains are wreaking havoc in Kenya, triggering floods that have claimed an estimated 100 lives and displaced nearly 260,000 people. Many of the communities affected were already struggling to recover from the 2017 drought. Th...

CJ 4DPLEX Announces New Deal with Silverbird Cinemas to Bring First 4DX Theatre to Nigeria

Agreement Brings Two 4DX Theatres to the Country with the First to Open at  the Highest Grossing Theatre in West Africa SEOUL, South Korea, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CJ 4DPLEX Announced today at CinemaCon 2018, as the convention wraps up,

Trafficked and Abused, Chimps Find Home in Sierra Leone Sanctuary

For more than 20 years, the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Sierra Leone has taken in chimpanzees orphaned and abused by the illegal pet trade. But the challenges don't stop there for this endangered species.On the outskirts of Freetown, chimpanzees a...

UN chief applauds Sierra Leoneans for peaceful elections; congratulates new President

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took note of the announcement by the National Electoral Commission on 4 April of the final results of the presidential run-off election in Sierra Leone, the UN Spokesman said Thursday.He congratulates M...

Runner-Up in Sierra Leone Presidential Poll Will Challenge Result

The losing candidate in Sierra Leone's presidential election has said he will challenge the results.Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of last week...