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The Ebola epidemic is now growing dramatically in Sierra Leone while it is in retreat in Liberia. Contact with victims' bodies due to religious burial rituals is blamed for the spike in infections.
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The first few days at the treatment unit were a living hell, with victims sleeping on the floor, says a Liberian nurse who survived an Ebola infection.
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Development strategies must protect media, due to the role a free press plays in a country's social and economic well being, says the regional director of the Media Institute of Southern Africa.
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Which reporter should be assigned to the Ebola story? African news editors tend to choose religion reporters to cover the story because they know religion really gets at the "why" of this story.
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Over one million believers across the fifteen counties in Liberia took part in a three-day nationwide fasting and prayer campaign as a spiritual response to the Ebola plague.
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Attacks against Christians are increasing in Tanzania despite the efforts of the government to control them, but media are giving the trend little coverage.
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A Pentecostal leader reports that the Ebola epidemic is causing people to turn to the Christian faith, quickly doubling or tripling the number of members in some local churches.
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Regular attacks by the Islamist Boko Haram group in Northern Cameroon have given birth to an inter-faith week of prayer and fasting of Muslims and Christians together.
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A two-year investigation reveals Zambia's gay and lesbian community operating in total secrecy out of fear of imprisonment. And the community is getting support from Christian pastors.
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As the government of Liberia continues the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, some Liberian journalists are fearful of contracting the disease while fulfilling their reporting duties.
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