World Health Organisation Official

Ebola cases could rise to 20,000, warns WHO

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Aug, AT 14:06

Death toll passes 1,500, but the worst is yet to come say health officials, as the outbreak continues to escalate

Marikana massacre: South Africans left waiting for answers

Briefing Fri 15 Aug, AT 15:47

Two years after 34 people died at the British-owned Marikana mine, an inquiry seems no closer to the truth

Protesters hold placards showing the 'Rabia sign' which has become the symbol of the Rabaa massacre

Egypt's Rab'a massacre: what we know now

Briefing Thu 14 Aug, AT 15:44

A year after 1,000 people died in Cairo's Rab'a Square, investigators says mass killings went 'according to plan'

President Obama and King Mswati III

Obama 'sides with dictators' at US-Africa summit

Briefing Wed 6 Aug, AT 15:44

Trade topped the agenda and human rights were off the table as Barack Obama met with presidents, kings and dictators

A charred plane at the Tripoli aeroport

Libya cut off as Tripoli airport comes under rocket attack

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Jul, AT 10:57

Government considers asking for international help as 90% of planes destroyed in latest attack

Previous escapees from Boko Haram

Boko Haram: kidnapped women stage 'bold' escape

One-Minute Read Mon 7 Jul, AT 10:49

More than 60 Nigerian kidnap victims flee their captors during a Boko Haram attack

Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced to death for apostasy

Meriam Ibrahim freed by Sudanese court

One-Minute Read Tue 24 Jun, AT 08:38

Death sentence for apostasy overturned as Meriam Ibrahim is given her freedom

Former Egyptian army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: who is Egypt's new president?

Briefing Thu 29 May, AT 09:31

Everything you need to know about the former military chief turned politician Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

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