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Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

31 October 2014, 08:09

The fiancée of Ebola victim is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.

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14 people killed in DRC machete attack

31 October 2014, 08:09

Fourteen people have been killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the DRC, where nearly 100 civilians have already perished, a non-governmental group says.

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ECOWAS appeals for calm in Burkina Faso

31 October 2014, 07:12

The ECOWAS has called on people Burkina Faso to remain calm and law abiding over events unfolding and tension around the process leading to the consideration of the draft bill on constitutional amendment.

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US quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa -MSF

31 October 2014, 07:13

Mandatory quarantines ordered by some US states for doctors and nurses returning from Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on aid work there, the humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders says.

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African funeral rites are 'superspreaders' of Ebola

31 October 2014, 07:13

Traditional funeral rites in West Africa that include kissing and touching a dead body are "superspreaders" of Ebola and must be halted, researchers say.

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Blind woman regains sight after bumping head on coffee table

30 October 2014, 22:32

Lisa Reed, a 44-year-old woman from New Zealand regained her eyesight after she bumped her head on a coffee table one night.

Woman caught having sex with dog in her car

30 October 2014, 21:30

Police in Brisbane had searched a woman's car for suspected drug trafficking when they found three video's on her phone having sex with her dog inside her car.

Disney character "Tigger" caught having sex in public

30 October 2014, 21:30

A three-year-old girl has been left shocked after she witnessed Disney character, "Tigger" having sex in a public bathroom while her mother changed her in the baby facility.

US envoy sees 'first tangible signs' Ebola will be beaten

30 October 2014, 20:31

Ebola-hit west Africa is showing "the first tangible signs" that the deadly virus will be beaten, the US envoy to the UN said after touring the region.

Experts urge caution over Ebola hopes

30 October 2014, 19:25

Health authorities called for renewed vigilance over the Ebola epidemic, urging caution over claims that the outbreak is retreating as the World Bank boosted the global response.

US nurse bikes away, despite Ebola quarantine

30 October 2014, 18:31

A US nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa took a bike ride early despite a state order to stay at home in quarantine.

MSF warns Liberia Ebola 'progress' could be illusory

30 October 2014, 16:18

Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders urged caution over claims of a slowdown in infections in Ebola-hit Liberia, saying the apparent drop could be due to poor management of the sick.

In U.S. Ebola fight, no two quarantines are the same

30 October 2014, 15:13

In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip zode.

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

30 October 2014, 14:15

Top Ebola officials in Liberia and Sierra Leone describe successes amid looming danger

Good progress against Ebola – Liberia official

30 October 2014, 13:16

Liberia’s assistant minister of health says he agrees with a WHO analysis that the rate of transmission of Ebola appears to be slowing in the West African nation.

Africans in New York complain of Ebola stigma

30 October 2014, 12:10

Members of the west African community in New York have complained that their children are being bullied at school and businesses are losing money because of hysteria over Ebola.

Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

30 October 2014, 10:02

Ordering firm restrictions for US troops returning from West Africa, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines - longer than required for many civilian health care workers.

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside as police watch

30 October 2014, 10:02

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa says she plans to end her voluntary quarantine and even stepped outside her home briefly.

Liberia Ebola crisis far from over , says WHO

30 October 2014, 09:00

The rate of new Ebola infections appears to be slowing in hard-hit Liberia, but the crisis is far from over, the World Health Organisation says.

Zambia's Scott Africa's first white leader since apartheid

30 October 2014, 08:05

Zambia will hold a second day of mourning for president Michael Sata, who died in a London hospital, as his deputy Guy Scott becomes, pending elections, Africa's first white leader since South Africa's apartheid era.

Obama praising doctors fighting Ebola in Africa

30 October 2014, 08:05

President Barack Obama is surrounding himself with health care workers battling Ebola in West Africa to showcase what he calls their "incredible heroism".

S Leone Ebola chief blasts ambulance attacks

30 October 2014, 08:05

The new head of Sierra Leone's Ebola response unit has slammed criminals who are undermining the fight against the deadly virus by attacking ambulances or burial teams.

Son beheads mom and kicks head across street

29 October 2014, 22:33

A man beheaded his mother and kicked her head across a busy street, before committing suicide by jumping in front of a train, according to police reports.

Girl auctions self to find "Mr Right"

29 October 2014, 21:28

A 27-year-old woman has auctioned herself on eBay in order to find a boyfriend after having several failed relationships.

French man dies after drowning 56 shooters in drinking game

29 October 2014, 20:30

A man in the central French city of Clermont-Ferrand has died of alcohol poisoning after knocking back 56 shooters in a drinking contest.

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