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BENI, Congo | Elections in the time of Ebola: Congo votes amid disease

BENI, Congo — What’s an election campaign without shaking hands with potential voters? Congolese candidates in the thick of an Ebola outbreak, now the second deadliest in history, are finding out in uncomfortable ways. Jaribu Muliwavyo seeks another term as provincial deputy in North Kivu, the restless center of the outbreak. He’s sad when he … Continue reading BENI, Congo | Elections in the time of Ebola: Congo votes amid disease

JOHANNESBURG | US: Cameroon separatist crisis could get ‘much, much worse’

JOHANNESBURG  — The top U.S. diplomat in Africa said Thursday the separatist crisis in Cameroon could get “much, much” worse, saying “the last thing we need” is growing radicalization in response to the actions of security forces. Tibor Nagy, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for Africa, said the situation in the Central African nation … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | US: Cameroon separatist crisis could get ‘much, much worse’