How cell phones can help predict where Ebola will break out next
Text messages, airline bookings and tweets could predict the path of the outbreak.
Spanish nurse cleared of Ebola
Teresa Romero, who was hospitalized on Oct. 6 at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, has tested negative for the deadly virus.
Mozambique's got some of the best bad taxidermy you'll ever see
The Natural History Museum of Maputo might have one of the creepiest collections in the world.
Ebola hysteria is going viral. Don't fall for these 5 myths
Switch off the television and read this instead.
Mozambique could elect 'Rambo' as the country's next president this week
An aging rebel has captured the imagination of this booming country’s frustrated youth.
Liberian health workers to strike over better working conditions amid Ebola crisis
A meeting to resolve their grievances on Oct. 10 ended in a deadlock with the government refusing the meet their demands.
First US Ebola infection sparks fears about safety protocols
A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon in strife-hit Libya for surprise visit
Clashes between rival militias in Libya have driven an estimated 287,000 people from their homes, according to the UN.
These photos of Ebola victims' grieving families are utterly tragic
More than 4,000 have died. None of their bodies could be held after death.
Some people would rather die of Ebola than stop hugging sick loved ones
Anthropologists argue that authorities and medical workers won't stop Ebola until they do more to help West Africans mourn.
100,000 Libyans flee fighting near Tripoli, UNHCR says
Most displaced people were living with local families but others were sleeping in schools, parks and non-residential buildings converted into emergency shelters.
These maps reveal how long you probably have to live
If you are in Japan, you've got some time. Not so much if you live in Chad.
A big deal in the ICC: 6 questions with GlobalPost's Tristan McConnell
Our senior correspondent in East Africa offers his thoughts on why the trial of Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta matters.
There's a new threat to endangered rhinos in South Africa
Like poaching, it could make some people very rich. Unlike poaching, it's legal.
Ebola could reach France and UK by the end of the month
"It's really a lottery," said Derek Gatherer of Britain's Lancaster University, an expert in viruses who has been tracking the epidemic.
Peace talks go nowhere as South Sudan's leaders blame everyone else
Those most responsible for the suffering are staying at luxury hotels, unable to agree during daytime negotiations but happy to mingle in the bar at night. Western supporters are getting fed up.
It doesn't get worse than this ruined town in South Sudan
Brutal, unforgiving violence has touched everyone in Malakal, a town that's seen the worst of South Sudan's civil war.
R&B star Akon performed inside a plastic bubble during a concert in DR Congo, but probably not because of Ebola
Africa + singer in bubble = Ebola. Obviously.
This tiny, distant village explains everything that is wrong with South Sudan right now
It's relatively safe in Pathai, so tens of thousands of South Sudanese are trying to get there.
Alibaba.com: Supermarket for torture devices?
Alibaba may be Wall Street’s wunderkind, but for dictators searching for thumb cuffs and shock devices, it's a great place to shop.
WHO sees small-scale use of experimental Ebola vaccines early next year
'We could still face a situation where these vaccines would be unsafe in humans,' Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, WHO assistant director-general, said.
An astounding amount of Ebola's economic impact is completely avoidable
The deadly disease isn't hurting West African economies so much — but fear is.
World Bank announces $170 million in new funding to fight Ebola
The funds, which must still be approved by the bank's executive board, will be used for building stronger health systems in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
How a Nigerian Billy Graham is helping cover up a South African tragedy
Celebrity 'prophet' TB Joshua suggests a terrible accident at his megachurch in Lagos was an act of terrorism. That's not what everyone else says.
Merck continues campaign against river blindness in the DRC (VIDEO)
For 27 years, the pharmaceutical company has donated drugs to treat river blindness in one of the most successful public-private partnerships in global health. In return, Merck gains good publicity and a tax break.
ExxonMobil fights malaria in Cameroon against backdrop of climate change
The fossil fuel giant is part of a public-private partnership with a complicated balance sheet.
Want to fight Ebola? Don't do it like Sierra Leone
Excessive quarantine isn’t the answer, health workers say.
Obama to send 3,000 troops to West Africa as Ebola crisis worsens
Obama, who has called the epidemic a national security crisis, has faced criticism for not doing more to stem the outbreak.
Uganda arrests 19 people tied to suspected attack plot
The discovery of the alleged cell came as Kenya prepares to mark the first anniversary since Al Shabaab's deadly Westgate shopping mall attack.
Uganda foils 'imminent' Al Shabaab attack, US says
The US government warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
As Ebola grows out of control, WHO pleads for more health workers
Pledges of equipment and money are coming in, but 500-600 foreign experts and at least 1,000 local health workers are needed on the ground.