Doctor who recently returned to the US after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tests positive for deadly virus.
Behind Oscar Pistorius' cell door, guards heard sobbing that didn't stop till the disgraced athlete fell asleep.
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria.
The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the WHO says.
The mother of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend insists she does not want "revenge" against the disgraced South African athlete.
Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in Pretoria.
Experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for 'real-world' testing in West Africa as soon as January if they are deemed safe.
South African legal experts have roundly backed the five-year jail sentence imposed on Oscar Pistorius.
Oscar Pistorius' journey from disabled child to world-class athlete embodied the best of sporting endeavour and human spirit. Then it ended.
Oscar Pistorius is jailed for five years for the killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
The island nation of 11.3 million is making a huge contribution to help Ebola-striken West Africa.
Oscar Pistorius arrives at court to find out his fate for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
By Joseph Akwiri
Reporting from Libera proves exceedingly challenging for a photojournalist who believes in offering dignity to his subjects.
Ebola's not transmitted by the air, the US Center for Disease Control says. Fear and ignorance are transmitted by the air.
Wave of violence after truce with Boko Haram raises doubt about whether kidnapped schoolgirls will really be released.
A hitman who shot the wife of British businessman Shrien Dewani has died of a brain tumour before he was due to testify in Dewani's trial.
Aid agency Oxfam says Ebola could become the "definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation".
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed several people in two attacks on Nigerian villages.
Report says organisation bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, as Obama appoints czar to oversee crisis.
Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamic militant group may soon be released following deal.
Oscar Pistorius was not a "cold-blooded killer" and should serve a community-based sentence, his defence argues.
Two Tanzanian women were hacked to death by men who accused them of casting spells that made them sexually impotent.
Footage of a man wearing no protective clothing near an Ebola patient in Dallas has caused a stir in the US.
If Oscar Pistorius goes to jail, it'll likely be to the hospital wing of a facility holding the apartheid death squad leader Eugene de Kock.
Cousin of slain South African model Reeva Steenkamp makes tearful plea for Oscar Pistorius "to pay" for killing her.
More must be done to free schoolgirls kidnapped six months ago by militants, protesters say.
Mozambicans want whoever wins election to use resources wisely to end poverty and inequality.
Reeva Steenkamp's killing by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius "felt like the end of the world", her family says.
OPINION: There's an emerging epidemic of fear around Ebola reminiscent of the Aids panic of the 1980s.