The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end.
A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people in an attack on a mosque in northern Cameroon, officials in the Far North region said.
Critical meeting with a contact passing messages to those holding South African, Stephen McGown, and Swede, Johan Gustafson, in Mali takes place
The government of Somalia has issued a ban on Christmas and New Year's celebrations in the Muslim country.
At least 145 200 people have been affected by flash floods since the onset of rainy season in October in Somalia, the UN said
Former tuberculosis patients, activists and health experts have demanded that countries like China, Brazil and India increase TB research funding
An 11-year-old boy said to be on a list of the 100 "most wanted" Boko Haram suspects has been arrested in Nigeria, officials said
Negative impacts of climate change take their toll in Kenya, writes Christine Lagat