Guinea


Traditional healer 'exorcises' Ebola curse

2015-02-25 21:02

A traditional healer has returned to remove the "curse" from the first Ebola-affected village in Guinea.

Violent protests in Guinea after imam's arrest

2015-02-09 20:02

Around a dozen Guineans have been wounded in clashes with police after the arrest of an imam who led funeral prayers for a suspected victim of Ebola.

AU pledges Ebola fund

2015-01-28 19:07

The African Union plans to launch an Ebola Solidarity Fund as aid agency Oxfam warned the continent's leaders needed to keep their promises to boost healthcare.

Senegal opens Guinea border

2015-01-26 19:26

Senegal has reopened its land border with Guinea pointing to the significant efforts of its neighbour in fighting Ebola..

Grenade kills 3 at Guinea sports bar

2015-01-21 11:14

As many as three people have died when a grenade went off at a bar in the Guinean capital Conakry where football fans were celebrating their team's goal in a Africa Cup of Nations game against Ivory Coast.

Mali govt, UN declare country Ebola-free

2015-01-19 11:02

The Malian government and the UN have declared the country free of Ebola after 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus.

UN: At least 50 Ebola hotspots remain

2015-01-16 09:23

At least 50 Ebola hotspots remain in the three hardest-hit West African countries but new cases are declining and the deadly disease will be defeated, the UN’s Ebola chief says.

Zuma arrives in Guinea

2015-01-13 10:22

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Conakry, Guinea, for a meeting with Guinea President Alpha Cond.

AU: Ebola challenge will promote unity in west Africa

2015-01-07 07:31

West Africa’s Ebola epidemic could have a positive side by uniting the region’s countries in their response to the “serious challenge”, the acting head of the African Union says.

Somalia dismisses Ebola scare

2015-01-03 22:15

The government of war-torn Somalia has moved to reassure residents that there was no outbreak of Ebola in the country.

 

1.3m back in school in Ebola-hit Guinea

2015-02-13 21:17

More than 1.3 million children have returned to school in Guinea since the restart of lessons that were delayed for months by the Ebola crisis.

50 injured in riots in northern Guinea

2015-02-04 13:11

Around 50 people have been injured in riots in the town of Labé in northern Guinea when people protesting a shake-up in the civil service clashed with security forces, the government says.

Oxfam: Marshall Plan needed for Ebola-hit Africa

2015-01-27 20:54

Ebola-hit west Africa needs a multi-million dollar recovery plan similar to that of war-ravaged Europe in the 1940s, Oxfam has claimed.

Ebola ebbing in West Africa but vigilance needed – WHO

2015-01-22 14:47

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be ebbing, with fewer than 150 cases reported in the past week, but efforts must be pursued to stamp out the deadly disease, the WHO says.

Schools reopen as west Africa turns page on Ebola epidemic

2015-01-20 09:16

Children have trickled back to school in Guinea, where the Ebola epidemic broke out in December 2013, as west Africa cautiously began turning the page on the deadly outbreak.

Schools in Guinea closed amid Ebola to reopen

2015-01-16 14:51

All schools in Guinea are set to open after being closed amid the deadly Ebola outbreak, Guinea’s health minister says.

Guinea mob kills Ebola men

2015-01-14 18:59

Two men have been killed and their bodies burned by an angry mob in Guinea convinced that the victims infected a local with Ebola.

China quietly toughens travel restrictions on West Africans

2015-01-12 11:23

China has been quietly toughening travel restrictions on students and businessmen travelling from Ebola-hit West Africa, as it increases support to fight the deadly disease on the ground in the region.

Hollow tree source of Ebola epidemic, scientists say

2015-01-06 09:28

The likely origin of the current Ebola epidemic scourging West Africa is a hollow tree in south-eastern Guinea that housed a colony of bats, an international team of scientists says.

UN Ebola team leaders to visit West Africa

2015-01-01 14:05

The UN Ebola chief is set to take the new head of the UN’s mission to fight the deadly disease on a tour of the most affected countries in West Africa.

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