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The World Health Organisation says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.
An international group of public health experts on Monday called on the World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee to consider declaring Congo's Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country.
The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the World Health Organization expects more cases.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it could not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region.
Ebola is suspected to have caused as many as 33 deaths during the latest outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the health ministry said.
Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died, Jean-Clement Cabrol, an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), said on Thursday.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.
A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.
Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill and the Nigerian Aeronautic Research Rescue Bill.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
A total of 450 students on Thursday matriculated at Edo University, Iyamho, for the 2018/2019 academic session of the University.