Guinea


Guinea's ex-military leader denies responsible for massacre

2015-07-15 10:50

Guinea’s ex-military leaders has told magistrates he feels moral responsibility for a massacre carried out by soldiers during his regime but does not share criminal responsibility for ordering it, his lawyer says.

Guinea's ex-junta leader indicted for over 156 deaths

2015-07-09 07:50

Guinea's ex-junta leader has been indicted for the deaths of more than 156 people gathered at an opposition rally in 2009, his lawyer says.

Malaria deaths in Guinea likely to exceed Ebola toll

2015-06-24 20:02

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea may have led to 74 000 new cases of malaria going untreated, causing a spike in malaria deaths likely to be much higher than the Ebola toll, researchers say.

Guinea opposition announces alliance with ex-junta chief

2015-06-23 14:37

Guinean opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo has announced a political alliance with ousted former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara.

Boozy chimps back 'drunken monkey' idea of Man

2015-06-10 08:50

Wild chimpanzees enjoying opportunistic booze-ups on palm wine have helped shed light on a theory about evolution, scientists say.

Ebola set to persist in 2015

2015-05-26 21:41

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone is expected to take all of 2015 to stamp out and may persist even longer because of dwindling financing.

Exiled Guinea junta leader in presidential bid

2015-05-11 19:33

Exiled former Guinean junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara has announced he will run for president in the October elections.

Guinea protesters, security forces clash

2015-05-07 23:08

Youths in Guinea's capital have blocked roads with burning tyres and clashed with security forces, raising pressure on President Alpha Conde ahead of talks with the opposition.

Guinea's government, opposition at war

2015-05-06 21:59

With the Guinea government accused of electoral dark arts and the opposition of spoiling for a coup, the west African country's political factions are embroiled in a stand-off.

Guinea's opposition calls new protests

2015-04-26 20:33

Guinea's opposition has called for renewed protests over the country's disputed election timetable in a show of defiance after days of deadly clashes between activists and security forces.

 

Ebola-hit countries seek billions for recovery at UN

2015-07-10 15:24

The presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will attend the conference at the UN, hoping to raise $3.2bn to put their countries firmly on course for recovery from Ebola.

Guinea quarantines villages in reinforced bid to stamp out Ebola

2015-06-25 08:24

Guinea will put four villages under a 21-day quarantine as part of a robust strategy to stamp out a lingering Ebola epidemic after new cases of the disease were discovered there.

Guinea opposition seeks alliance with former coup leader

2015-06-23 22:02

The head of Guinea's main opposition party is seeking an alliance with the former leader of a 2008 military coup in an effort to defeat President Alpha Conde at elections in October.

Authorities repeating mistakes in Ebola fight - MSF

2015-06-14 09:14

Health authorities are repeating the mistakes of the past in combating Ebola the international president of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned.

Ebola spreads suspicion and rumours in Guinea

2015-06-07 09:09

The only possible place to encounter Ebola in Conakry is the main treatment unit, yet elsewhere in Guinea the virus is thriving in a febrile atmosphere of deep mistrust and swirling conspiracy theory.

Ebola cases rise in Guinea, Sierra Leone - WHO

2015-05-19 15:31

Ebola has spread further in Guinea and Sierra Leone, with 36 cases in the past week, four times as many cases as the week before, the WHO says.

Experts: WHO needs deep reforms after failing on Ebola

2015-05-11 14:52

The WHO has failed to respond adequately to the Ebola epidemic and can win back international trust if it carries out substantial reforms, experts say.

Guinea court sentences 13 to prison over inter-ethnic killings

2015-05-07 09:39

A court in south-eastern Guinea has found 13 men guilty of murder, rape and other crimes for their part in the killing of dozens of people by machete and other crude weapons in the town of Nzerekore in 2013.

Ebola end in sight as weekly infections drop to single figures

2015-05-06 08:13

The two African countries still battling Ebola have both recorded weekly infections in single figures for the first time since the peak of the epidemic, the UN says.

Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths - study

2015-04-24 10:17

The collapse of health services in three west African countries devastated by Ebola may have caused at least 11 000 additional deaths from malaria, a preventable and curable disease, researchers say.

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