Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Out of control. World health experts say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control it.
With more than 700 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is siding on caution.
Global crisis. Several African nations declare public health emergencies as the deadly Ebola outbreak spreads. It’s the largest outbreak on record, killing 729 people.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
A man who pleaded guilty to a role in a plot to ship stolen vehicles to west African countries has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
Stranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.
Trapped in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport strands nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa. Now investigators are looking into whether the fire was accidental, or something more sinister.
A new exhibition on the National Mall is delving into historic and modern-day land issues in Africa.
Baltimore police say a woman depicted in a video allegedly abusing an elderly man in 2007 is being extradited to the U.S. from her home country of Kenya.
An American activist group is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa. One University of Maryland professor weighs in on “KONY 2012,” which targets the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony.