A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as Congo Monday began a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, the country's health minister said.
Ebola death toll climbs to 27 as vaccination campaign starts in Congo
Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
DR Congo to begin Ebola vaccination on Monday
Three new Ebola cases have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's sprawling northwest, taking the number of suspected infections to 43, Health Minister Oly Ilungao says.
Congo health minister confirms 3 more Ebola cases
More than 200 people were arrested last week in a joint anti-terror and security operation in the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin and Togo, the Burkinabe Army said.
Over 200 arrests in anti-terrorist operations in West Africa
Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have said the Ebola outbreak in the vast central African country has entered ‘a new phase’ after a case of the deadly virus was detected in the northwest city of Mbandaka.
First Ebola case found in DRC city raises risk of epidemic, WHO says
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi pardoned more than 330 people, many of them youths jailed for demonstrating in recent years.
Egypt’s president pardons over 330 mostly young prisoners
Qatar has pledged to continue support for the stability and sovereignty of Somalia amid heightened tensions between the East African country and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a party to the Saudi-led quartet of Doha’s boycotters.
Doha to continue support for unity, stability in Somalia: Qatari emir
At least 26 people have been killed in an attack by gunmen in a village in northwestern Burundi, says an official, days ahead of a constitutional referendum which could enable President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power for 16 more years.
Armed men kill 26 ahead of referendum in Burundi
Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first free municipal elections, another step in a democratic transition that has become marred by disappointment over a lack of jobs and economic opportunities.
Tunisians vote in first free municipal elections
Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday for the first free municipal elections since the 2011 revolution, seen as another milestone on the road to democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
Tunisia votes in first free municipal elections

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