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World Mar 29Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 one day after outbreak
Cholera, which is spread by contaminated food and water, is a major concern for the hundreds of thousands of cyclone survivors living in squalid conditions.
World Mar 24Cyclone death toll above 750; aid workers fear cholera outbreaks
Nearly 110,000 people are now in camps more than a week after Cyclone Idai hit and as efforts to rescue people trapped by the floods wind down, aid workers across the vast region are bracing for the spread of disease.
World Mar 23Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone
A second week has begun of efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated a large swath of Mozambique.
World Mar 22Cyclone Idai death toll climbs above 600 in Africa
With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies.
World Feb 27Nigeria’s president wins second term, calls for unity
President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the clear winner by nearly 4 million votes, defeating a billionaire former vice president.
World Feb 26Nigeria’s president poised to win second term
With half the votes counted, President Muhammadu Buhari led the election by nearly 3.5 million votes.
World Feb 16Nigeria’s candidates blame each other in surprise vote delay
Nigeria’s top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa’s largest democracy for calm.
World Jan 06AP Explains: Why Congo’s election could lead to violence
The results of Congo’s presidential election were delayed Sunday. And some 80 U.S. military personnel have been deployed to Central Africa to protect U.S. assets from possible “violent demonstrations” in over the outcome.
Politics Dec 13Trump’s new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China and Russia
The Trump administration on Thursday announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it called the "predatory" practices of China and Russia, which are "deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive…
World Nov 30As Ebola outbreak worsens, health experts urge Trump administration action
This Ebola outbreak is like no other since health workers have compared the region to a war zone.