Africa

BBC Africa

  • WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
    The World Health Organization’s emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
  • Somali teenager ‘stoned to death’
    An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
  • Slumbering lions win top photo prize
    A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

AllAfrica News

  • South Sudan: Rival Leaders in Deal
    [Sabahi]South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar said Monday (October 20th) they accepted mutual responsibility for a 10-month civil war in which thousands were killed, AFP reported.
  • Africa: Hopes for Ebola Vaccine Soon
    [Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization is pressing for a vaccine to combat the spread of Ebola, hoping to prepare two versions by January. On the ground in West Africa, Germany’s Red Cross has made a desperate call for help.
  • Sierra Leone: UK Troops Join Ebola Fight
    [PR Newswire]London -Around 150 British Army personnel left RAF Brize Norton this morning to add to the significant UK efforts to tackle Ebola.