Lesotho's prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers after an apparent coup over the weekend.
The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children's hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy.
Lesotho's prime minister, Thomas Thabane, has accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa.
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus.
With Ebola now in a fifth African country, researchers have new hope for a drug that cured 18 monkeys of the deadly disease.
More than 20,000 people may be infected with the Ebola virus before the outbreak in West Africa is controlled.
France recommends its citizens leave African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of outbreak of Ebola.
Kiwi nurses fighting Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone unable to work in hospital because it's too dangerous.
Islamist militants Boko Haram declare Shariah law in a Nigerian town.
A day after the death of Patrick Sawyer Nigeria's government took over the empty floor of a building.
Two people have died of Ebola in Congo, though the cases are thought to be unrelated to the record outbreak in West Africa.
Security forces in Liberia use tear gas and live rounds to seal off 50,000 people in Liberian slum.
Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola show signs of recovery.
Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a new study has found.
Liberia is struggling to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled after a quarantine centre they were in was attacked.
Liberian slum residents raid an Ebola quarantine centre taking items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa could last another six months, aid group says.
Meerkats look cuddly and endearing, but a new study says they have a dark side.
The WHO reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa, raising the death toll from the worst ever outbreak of the disease to 1069.
Two New Zealand nurses are en route to Sierra Leone to help fight the Ebola crisis.