Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly teams up with Academy Award-winning director, Lucy Walker in search of healing in Haiti. We travel to the heart of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join Priestess Manbo Katy as she summons the spirits to help heal her community. (Vice)
Kahn has been called a hero in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. He contracted Ebola while treating infected patients in Sierra Leon. The current outbreak in West Africa is the worst in history.
President Barack Obama urged both sides to work towards maintaining seize fire in Gaza and US continued work with allies to help with Ebola outbreak in West Africa, as he closed an unprecedented Africa summit Wednesday.
Pentagon Launches Airstrikes Against Somalian Militants
The Pentagon targeted the militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia. The terror organization is responsible for regular attacks against the Somalian government and is responsible for the four-day siege on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi last September.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the United Nations has said. The figure of the number of Ebola orphans follows a two-week assessment mission by the UN children's agency to the three countries worst-affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria Reaches Deal With Boko Haram Over Abducted Girls
A presidency source said on Friday, Nigeria's government has reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire and the release of around 200 girls kidnapped six months ago from a school in the northeast town of Chibok.
After 2-year-old Fanta Kone's father died in southern Guinea, the toddler's grandmother took her from the forested hills where the Ebola outbreak first began months ago to bring her home to Mali. It wasn't long, though, before the little girl started getting nosebleeds.
A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment. Dr. Martin Salia is being taken to Omaha to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center, Sierra Leone's chief medical officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo, told The Associated Press on Friday.
Monday marks one year since the beginning of South Sudan's civil war. At least ten thousand people were killed and millions more displaced. The conflict is still unresolved. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Juba.
Haiti Enters Uncertain Political Phase as Parliament Dissolved
The Haitian parliament was dissolved on Tuesday after the failure of last-ditch negotiations for a deal to extend the terms of its members to avert a political crisis in the Caribbean country. Haiti has not held legislative or municipal elections for three years, and the lack of a working parliament effectively leaves President Michel Martelly to rule by decree.
Liberian students nationwide prepare to return to class when schools reopen on February 16. But in one slum of Monrovia, parents and children are nervous to come back to a building nicknamed "The Ebola School."
South Africa Opposition Wants Inquiry into Parliament 'Censorship'
South Africa's main opposition party has called for an investigation into why mobile telephone reception was cut in parliament ahead of President Jacob Zuma's chaotic State Of The Nation address last week.