Health workers

Ebola virus factfile: what you need to know

Briefing Wed 26 Nov, AT 15:57

West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus

Slum area with poor sanitation in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Plague in Madagascar: fears of 'rapid spread' in capital city

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 12:45

'Black Death' disease kills 47 people and spreads to the densely populated capital of Antananarivo

Health workers from in Sierra Leone's stand near a corpse

Ebola: infected bodies dumped outside hospital in Sierra Leone

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 11:48

Burial workers discard bodies in protest over unpaid wages as government admits money has 'gone missing'

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe: from freedom fighter to fearsome dictator

Profile Wed 26 Nov, AT 10:40

As the battle for succession accelerates, what do we know about one of Africa's longest serving leaders?

Masai people, Tanzania

Masai evicted to make way for Dubai's royal hunt

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Nov, AT 16:19

The heritage and lifestyle of the pastoralists will be threatened, Masai activists said

Who wants to be a volunteer? Video parodies voluntourism

Video Wed 12 Nov, AT 15:57

Tongue-in-cheek video pokes fun at the rise in 'voluntourism', but the message is a serious one

Potiskum General Hospital

Suicide bomber kills 47 at school assembly in Nigeria

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:32

Boko Haram suspected of murderous attack by bomber who dressed as a schoolboy to get inside building

Burkina Faso: election agreement close, says army

Briefing Thu 6 Nov, AT 15:50

Military could hand over power 'within days' but international community remains cautious

Tunisians gathering after election

Has Tunisia discarded Islamism for 'enlightened' secularism?

Talking Point Thu 30 Oct, AT 13:54

Yes and no: Tunisia's politics are not just a battle between religious hard-liners and progressives

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