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World Sep 06Guinea’s new junta leaders seek to tighten grip on power
Guinea's new military leaders are seeking to tighten their grip on power and are ordering the deposed president's soldiers to join them.
World May 25Mali’s coup leader wrests back control of the government
The move came a day after the two leaders were arrested by the military following their announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle. The move also raised concerns that the new political unrest could further destabilize efforts to control Mali’s long-running Islamic…
World Apr 20Military says that Chad’s president killed on battlefield
Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled the central African nation for more than three decades, died Tuesday of wounds suffered on the battlefield during a fight against rebels, the military announced on national television and radio.
World Aug 18Mali’s president and prime minister held by mutinous troops
Mutinous soldiers detained Mali's president and prime minister Tuesday after several months of demonstrations calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's ouster.
World Jun 25Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever
Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years.
World Jul 18Congo to combat Ebola by enforcing mandatory emergency health measures
Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency.
World May 10WHO warns Ebola could spread if attacks don’t stop
The World Health Organization warned it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue.
World May 03Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo amid clinic attacks
The outbreak declared almost nine months ago already had caused the most deaths behind the 2014-2016 outbreak in West Africa's Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia that killed more than 11,000 people.
World Apr 30Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day
Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centers, allowing the disease to spread to caregivers and countless others.