Guinea electoral violence victims to receive compensation

2016-10-12 11:03

Guinea's political parties have agreed to compensate victims of pre-election violence in 2013 by the government ans the opposition, which rights groups say left 60 people dead.

Guinea president, opposition meet after anti-govt protests

2016-09-02 16:45

Guinea’s president Alpha Conde and opposition leader Cellou Diallo have met for talks, two weeks after violent protests over alleged government corruption swept the capital.

At least 500 000 people join Guinea opposition protest

2016-08-17 07:33

At least 500 000 Guineans have joined a massive opposition rally in Conkary to denounce alleged economic mismanagement and corruption by the government of President Alpha Conde.

One known Ebola case left in Guinea

2016-04-14 22:00

A dedicated Ebola clinic is treating Guinea's only known case of the virus after the recovery of a girl diagnosed with the disease.

Liberia says latest Ebola fatality travelled to Guinea

2016-04-03 23:00

A woman who died of Ebola this week in Liberia, months after it was declared Ebola-free, had travelled to Guinea with her three children.

New Guinea Ebola outbreak

2016-03-31 06:40

A resurgence of Ebola in a rural Guinean community has killed seven people, health officials say.

At least 5 dead in Guinea Ebola flare-up

2016-03-22 22:34

Ebola has likely killed five people in Guinea after re-emerging in the country's south, health authorities have said, confirming two more deaths registered in recent days.

Guinea confirms 2 new Ebola cases, 3 probable in southeast

2016-03-18 12:07

Two bodies tested positive for Ebola in Guinea, the government says, months after the outbreak was declared over in the West African country and hours after Sierra Leone announced the end of the recent flare-up of the virus there.

Journalist shot dead in Conakry

2016-02-06 17:15

Guinea's government says a journalist was shot and killed during clashes outside a meeting of the main opposition party.

Ebola orphans struggle to resume their lives

2016-01-14 09:04

Saa Mathias Lenoh, a high school student in the Guinean capital Conakry, says he's "learning to smile little by little," like thousands of other youngsters orphaned by Ebola in west Africa.


Guinea to hold local elections in February 2017 - opposition

2016-10-07 16:00

Guinea will hold its first local elections in 12 years in February 2017, an opposition spokesperson says, following prolonged talks with the ruling party over the timetable for a vote already postponed several times.

Young man killed as half a million protest Guinea government

2016-08-17 11:49

A young man was shot dead by police on Tuesday during a demonstration in Guinea that saw at least half a million people protest against alleged government corruption, officials said.

WHO - Latest Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over

2016-06-01 10:57

The latest outbreak of Ebola in Guinea has ended, the World Health Organization says, warning that a recurrence of the killer tropical disease remained a threat.

Mali seeks 2 Guineans who had Ebola contact

2016-04-13 16:00

Mali health authorities are searching for 2 women who left Guinea after contact with a recent Ebola case.

Liberia authorities call for calm after new Ebola case

2016-04-03 09:39

Liberian authorities have called for calm following the discovery of a fresh case of the deadly Ebola virus, more than two months after the epidemic had been declared over in the country.

Ebola health emergency over

2016-03-29 22:41

The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer constitutes an international emergency.

WHO sends specialists for Guinea Ebola flare-up

2016-03-18 17:59

The World Health Organization is deploying specialists to southeast Guinea and the government is holding an emergency meeting after 2 new Ebola cases were confirmed.

At least 15 dead in southeast Guinea bus crash

2016-02-11 08:51

At least 15 people died and dozens were injured in southeastern Guinea on Wednesday when a passenger bus smashed into a military truck, authorities said.

Oxfam: $1.9bn in Ebola aid not delivered by donors

2016-01-31 22:14

International donors have failed to deliver $1.9bn in promised funds to help West African countries recover from the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11 000 people, Oxfam says.

Ebola battle nears landmark in Guinea

2015-12-29 15:26

Guinea is to be declared Ebola-free by a representative of the World Health Organisation after the disease started ravaging the country in 2013.

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