# africa - Yesterday’s News
The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.
Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.
# africa - Friday 26 September, 2014
The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.
Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.
# africa - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.
# africa - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Clearly, people in Ireland support the principle of overseas aid, but they are not convinced our aid is actually making a difference.
# africa - Monday 8 September, 2014
This time in Tanzania.
Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.
# africa - Friday 5 September, 2014
Shockingly, nearly 95,000 children were killed in one year alone.
# africa - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
…Especially women and children.
# africa - Saturday 30 August, 2014
Thomas Thabane says he has fled in fear of his life, after the country’s military took over buildings in the capital, Maseru.
There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.
# africa - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.
# africa - Monday 25 August, 2014
That’s about 3,000 km away from the West African epidemic.
# africa - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
# africa - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Aid work is very full on – you work, live and socialise with your colleagues. But, cheesy as it sounds, I do really believe in what we’re doing here.
# africa - Friday 15 August, 2014
The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.
# africa - Monday 11 August, 2014
The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.
# africa - Saturday 9 August, 2014
It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.
# africa - Friday 8 August, 2014
The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.
# africa - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.
# africa - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.
# africa - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
A second American is due to land in America today, while it is “unlikely” a third American has contacted the disease.
# africa - Monday 4 August, 2014
# africa - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The World Health Organisation says consequences could be “catastrophic” if the disease continues to spread.
# africa - Friday 1 August, 2014
Around 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks in Tripoli and Benghazi.
The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.
# africa - Thursday 31 July, 2014
An American doctor who contracted the disease is said to have made a slight recovery.
# africa - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.
# africa - Saturday 26 July, 2014
It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.
Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.
# africa - Friday 25 July, 2014
France will send a military unit to secure the wreckage.
Jeremiah Heaton wants to turn the area into an agricultural hub for the region.
# africa - Thursday 24 July, 2014
Storms were reported in the area when the plane went missing last night
# africa - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.
# africa - Saturday 19 July, 2014
A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.
# africa - Sunday 13 July, 2014
That’s one devoted dad.
# africa - Friday 11 July, 2014
The new mobile surgical training unit simulators and can be used by up to ten trainees at any one time.
# africa - Thursday 10 July, 2014
CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.