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'Most devastating plague of locusts' in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns...
Somalia declared the outbreak a national emergency. The U.N. it has the potential "to be the most devastating plague of locusts in any of our living memories.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:23 UTC
UN: Africa's locust outbreak needs $76M 'by, actually, now'...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years needs some $76 million to help control and the money is
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 18:16 UTC
Locust invasion size of Moscow hits East Africa, threatening food supply...
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Desert locusts, the most ravenous species of locust, consume their body weight in food — about two grams every day and can travel up to 150 km a day
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 18:15 UTC
Terrorists Attack Military Base in Kenya Hosting U.S. Soldiers...
Al-Shabab, a Somali terror group linked to al-Qaeda, attacked a military base in Kenya that houses some American military personnel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 16:15 UTC
Ebola Outbreak 2019: World Health Organization Declares A Global Health Emergency In Congo...
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Wednesday that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 22:27 UTC
300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN...
More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 16:47 UTC
DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever...
Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-03 23:37 UTC
Ebola death toll in DRC passes 750: WHO...
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 750 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday, ahead of a key review on the severity of the epidemic. The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countries
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 21:58 UTC
Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO...
An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed m...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 19:55 UTC
Ebola spreading at its fastest rate yet in Democratic Republic of the Congo...
A total of 1,089 people have been infected in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a record 73 new cases were reported last week, up from the previous high of 56.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-02 20:51 UTC
Massive Ebola outbreak continues to rage; case count surpasses 1,000...
Responders have vaccinated thousands, but disease spread continues.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-25 16:59 UTC
Attackers torch Ebola treatment centre in Congo, patients evacuated...
Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment centre run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late on Sunday, forcing staff to evacuate patients, the charity said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 16:16 UTC
Ebola found in West African bats for first time...
A team in Liberia has found the ebola virus in a bat for the first time.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-24 23:59 UTC
Ebola outbreak in the Congo gets worse as cases spike...
Data: DRC Ministry of Health; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon and Harry Stevens/Axios. The Ebola outbreak simmering in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is worsening in some ways, despite major successes in combating the illness in some parts of the co
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-24 23:58 UTC
Nigerian Police Intercept 34,000 Live Cartridges Coming in From Togo...
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By Wisdomlaw on 2019-01-13 11:55 UTC
EBOLA PANIC: Christmas travel could see disease SPREAD out of Congo - 'It’s moving CLOSER'...
HEALTH officials in Uganda are braced for an influx of Ebola cases amid fears the deadly virus could spread from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as families travel for Christmas.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 21:39 UTC
Two Scandinavian women tourists are found dead with their necks slashed in Morocco...
The bodies of two Scandinavian women with cuts to their necks were found in a village in Morocco's High Atlas mountains on Monday, the interior ministry said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 17:32 UTC
Up to 319 people dead as Congo Ebola outbreak worsens...
One of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history continues to worsen in the Democratic Republic of Congo with as many as 319 people now dead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 04:15 UTC
2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city...
The second-largest and second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 19:34 UTC
U.S. urged to send experts to Congo as Ebola crisis worsens...
Health workers have compared the region to a war zone, since dozens of armed rebel groups are active
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-30 17:44 UTC

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