The first case of yellow fever turned up in December in Angola's Luanda province, the country's most populous province and home to the capital city of the same name. The virus has since killed nearly 300 people.
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was paralyzed by a strike urging president Joseph Kabila to end his rule after 15 years in power.
The October 25 referendum opens the door to President Denis Sassou Nguesso serving a third term in office, and has sparked opposition protests in the country.
An opposition protest against the Democratic Republic of Congo's president descended into chaos when unidentified armed men attacked.
Bloody Protests Force Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Change Controversial Election Plan
A proposed law would have delayed the country's upcoming presidential election pending a nationwide census, but deadly protests prompted a change of plans.
Violence continues in Kinshasa as civilians protest a controversial bill that would delay an election until a national census and extend President Joseph Kabila's term.
Human rights advocates claim DRC authorities caused the deaths and disappearances of more than 80 suspected gang members during Operation Likofi in Kinshasa.
The popularity of skin-bleaching injections has rocketed over the last 18 months. The trade in black market creams and injections is completely unregulated. There is no way of knowing just how dangerous they are.