Already battling Ebola, the Democratic Republic of Congo now confronts widespread vaccine hesitancy as its COVID toll mounts, sparking fears of new mutations.
- by Michael J. Kavanagh and Antony Sguazzin
Her sweet nature and intelligence helped rangers understand the connection between humans and great apes.
- by Jean-Yeves Kamale and Carley Petesch
The WHO recommended that the world’s first malaria vaccine be given to children across Africa, in a move officials hope will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease.
- by Maria Cheng
The World Health Organisation’s director-general said the report made “harrowing reading” and apologised to the victims.
- by Emma Farge and Hereward Holland
“No one is safe unless we are all safe,” was the common refrain.
- by Pia Sarkar
Forced starvation is the latest chapter in a conflict where ethnic Tigrayans have been massacred, gang-raped and expelled.
- by Cara Anna
“Many users are calling to see if they can travel to La Palma or go for a weekend to see the volcano as close up as possible,” the ferry operator said.
- by James Badcock
The outcome of the months-long trial of Paul Rusesabagina will be a surprise to few.
- by Rachel Chason
An international genome-tracking study published in Science warns that Africa’s slow vaccine rollout could produce a vaccine-evading mutation.
- by Antony Sguazzin
The West African nation vies with Australia as China’s largest supplier of bauxite, which is used to make alumina and eventually aluminum.
- by Danielle Paquette and Youssouf Bah