Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa

Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network researchers found that there were malaria parasites in some of the donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa.

DRC football league suspended after embezzlement probe

The national football league (Linafoot) announced Wednesday that it had suspended "all its activities until further notice".

WATCH: Three men invade Nigerian parliament, steal ceremonial mace

Witnesses said the mace-snatchers drove into Senate premises and passed through security unchecked.

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says doctor who discovered AIDS

Malawi's national HIV/AIDS prevalence dropped to 8.8 percent in 2016 from 30 percent in 1985 when the first HIV/Aids case was registered.

Fired striking Zimbabwean nurses refuse dismissals

The Zimbabwe Nurses’ Association maintained that their dismissals were an allegation, as their employer, the Health Services Board, still had subsisting contracts with them.

Sudan protests to UN over Egypt voting in disputed area

Egypt's control of the Halayeb triangle, which lies near the Red Sea in a mineral-rich border region, has been a bone of contention between the two neighbours for decades.

CAF vice president arrested in Congo in corruption probe

Constant Omari has been held since Tuesday along with an official from the Congolese sports ministry and two others from the Association of football in the country.

African migrants face rape, torture in Yemen: HRW

Detainees, notably boys, were raped by guards, according to the Human Right Watch report


Horror haunts survivors of DR Congo's hidden war

When Grace woke she was surrounded by dead bodies. Her left hand was cut off just above the wrist.


Visiting spots closed along Niger River after drownings

To put an end to the wave of drownings that "bereaves families every day", the banks of the river are "now strictly prohibited" with police patrolling them.

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