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.

Protester killed as Guinea police, opposition clash

2015-04-24 08:13

Security forces in Guinea have killed a protester and wounded four others, witnesses say, as opposition supporters clashed with police at anti-government rallies in its largest towns and cities.

Guinea opposition calls protests nationwide

2015-04-23 08:05

Guinea’s opposition is seeking to spur protests across the country against a disputed election after days of violent clashes in the capital, even as the president ruled out any review.

Guinea braces for fresh protests

2015-04-20 16:28

Guinean security forces have taken to the streets in huge numbers as the capital braces for fresh anti-government protests following deadly clashes between opposition activists and police last week.

Guinea finds nine new Ebola cases

2015-04-16 20:29

Guinean authorities have confirmed at least nine new cases of Ebola in the southwest region of Forecariah near the border with Sierra Leone.

WHO: Half of all Ebola infections in S Leone-Guinea border area

2015-04-09 15:02

Almost half of all Ebola infections in West Africa have been recorded in two districts located in the border region between Sierra Leone and Guinea, the WHO says.


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.

Guinea security forces beat protester to death

2015-04-23 20:24

Security forces in Guinea have killed a protester and wounded four others as opposition supporters clashed with police during anti-government rallies.

11 handed life sentences over Guinea Ebola worker murders

2015-04-22 17:20

A court in Guinea has sentenced 11 people to life in prison for murdering a team educating locals about the risks of Ebola in a remote part of the West African country last year, a state prosecutor says.

Guinea govt meets opposition leader ahead of protests

2015-04-20 08:34

A Guinean government delegation has met opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo at his home for talks, ahead of fresh protests due Monday calling for a disputed electoral timetable to be scrapped.

At least two shot as Guinea protest turns violent

2015-04-14 06:43

At least two people were wounded by gunfire during opposition protests against the government's electoral timetable and insecurity in Guinea, the government have said.

UN Ebola head warns against complacency

2015-03-29 19:14

The head of the UN's Ebola fighting force has warned against complacency as the fight against the disease enters its final lap, hailing Guinea for tightening surveillance.

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