What the families idling at the gate of this Ebola centre in Monrovia lack is news of the fate of their sick loved ones inside.
A chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola in Liberia.
A 2-million-dollar bounty is in place for information leading to the capture of the new leader of the al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia.
Ivory Coast will lift the suspension of flights to countries stricken by the Ebola virus to show solidarity with the nations affected by the outbreak.
Somali al-Shabaab militants stoned a woman to death in the southern town of Barawe after a court they had set up declared her guilty of adultery.
27 September 2014, 11:06
The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to at least 3 091 out of 6 574 probable, suspected and confirmed cases.
27 September 2014, 11:06
The World Health organisation says there should be thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines available in the coming months.
16 September 2014, 22:02
The United States has pledged to send 3,000 troops to West Africa, using its military muscle to battle the biggest ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
16 September 2014, 20:37
Nearly $1 billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said, warning that 20,000 could be infected by year end.
11 September 2014, 21:02
The Red Cross said it planned to train more than 2,000 extra volunteers to step up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak ravaging west Africa.
09 September 2014, 22:32
The Ebola outbreak is threatening Liberia's existence, the country's defense minister told the United Nations as the world body looked at further steps to stop the deadly virus.
09 September 2014, 20:31
The United States will contribute $10 million to pay for medical workers and equipment to fight the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa, officials in Washington.
09 September 2014, 19:30
World Health Organisation staffers battling an Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone now have better working conditions after one of their scientists was infected with the deadly virus.
08 September 2014, 22:37
Sierra Leone announced plans to visit every home in the country of six million to track down people with Ebola and remove dead bodies.
08 September 2014, 21:30
The World Health Organisation says one of its doctors has been infected with Ebola while working at a treatment center in Sierra Leone.
08 September 2014, 19:29
African Union members called for the travel bans imposed to stem the deadly Ebola epidemic should be lifted to ensure the economic impact of the restrictions do not add to continent's woes.
01 September 2014, 23:04
The government of Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, has provoked anger with the purchase of a $40 million presidential jet.
28 August 2014, 19:40
West African states should re-open their borders and end flight bans put in place to halt the spread of Ebola, the Economic Community of West African States said.
27 August 2014, 19:33
The African Development Bank President has called for the eradication of the root causes of Ebola as well as threatening local health systems as the epidemic continued impacting negatively on economic development.
26 August 2014, 22:53
The United Nations warned of a looming food crisis in eastern Sierra Leone, under lockdown since the Ebola-hit west African nation announced a state of emergency.
26 August 2014, 20:02
Medicins Sans Frontieres, the leading organisation in fighting Ebola, said it could provide only limited support to tackle a new outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.
26 August 2014, 20:01
Liberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak.
25 August 2014, 19:16
The UN's new pointman on Ebola said the fight against the epidemic was a "war" which could take another six months, and warned that airlines boycotting the region were hampering the response.
25 August 2014, 18:19
The World Health Organisation said it has sent protective equipment for medical staff to Democratic Republic of Congo.
25 August 2014, 10:04
Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others.