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Ethiopian UN diplomat in Thailand settles maid slavery case out of court

[Mr Tegegn and his wife come to the Pak Kret police station in Nonthaburi to hand over as evidence Ms Bezabh’s passport and wages in this file photo taken on April 10 this year. (Bangok Post file photo)] The head Read more ›

2 New Ebola Cases Announced in Guinea After Researchers Confirm that Virus Could be Sexually Transmitted Many Months After Infection

CONAKRY – The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday that two people have become infected with the Ebola virus in Guinea. This revelation comes a few days after medical studies conducted on male Ebola survivors showed that the virus Read more ›

East African leaders gather in Nairobi to discuss Ebola preparedness

NAIROBI (Xinhua) — African governments are due to meet in Nairobi from Tuesday for a regional conference on Ebola preparedness, Kenya’s health ministry said on Monday. The Sept. 16-17 regional conference will be attended by ministers in charge of transport, Read more ›

Ugandan doctors to aid Liberian colleagues in Ebola fight

 By Joyce Namutebi & Agencies   Newvision-(Kampala) – A team of Ugandan doctors and health workers have been deployed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide medical support for an Ebola treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia. The team comes with vast Read more ›

East African nations on high alert for Ebola

The east African region has been set on its toes following the revelation of an outbreak of Ebola infections in west Africa this March. This disease, which was first identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan in the Read more ›

South Sudan: Cholera infections drop

The number of people diagnosed daily with cholera in Juba has dropped significantly since the outbreak of this deadly communicable disease was officially announced in the middle of last month. According to the Minister of Health, Riek Gai Kuk, the Read more ›

South Sudan: Government allots UN land to create camps for displaced civilians

The Government of South Sudan has provided land space in four different states for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to build new camps for internally displaced persons. The new camp sites are located in Juba, Bor, Malakal Read more ›