Ebola claimed 3,000 more lives in 2015, but by the end of the year, the virus was defeated in West Africa. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.
Officials did not name reporters, but told Ethiopian government to release all those ‘imprisoned for exercising their right to free expression’
New study of 1,100 adult patients across globe shows mix of six drugs offers greatest ability to combat growing health menace
Chains of disease transmission stopped in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, but officials are on guard for flare-ups in 2016
With another three million people expected next year, the mass influx has raised questions about Europe’s capability to deal with the crisis
Peace and Security Council will meet to decide when to lift its suspension of Central African Republic once legitimate president is chosen and inaugurated, AU official says
Expectations were high in Bangui ahead of Wednesday’s vote; Voters at some stations had to wait an extra hour or two, due to last-minute logistical problems
UN mission in DRC says many of those who gave themselves up are in poor health and a high proportion are children
In final interview before leaving office, Nicholas Kay tells VOA that Somalia has managed to convert a dream of being a federal Somalia into reality
AU Commission chief says sanctions could be placed on anyone 'whose action could jeopardize the inter-Burundian dialogue'
Long lines of voters turned out in the capital, Bangui; among presidential candidates, former prime ministers Martin Ziguele and Anicet Georges Dologuele are seen as favorites
Displaced youngsters, who have lived up to their entire lives in refugee camps, remain optimistic despite ongoing instability in the vast territory