Ebola has killed 61 in Guinea since January

2014-04-19 19:15

The Ebola virus has claimed 61 lives in Guinea out of 109 laboratory-confirmed cases since January, the government says.

Mali remains 'free' of deadly Ebola epidemic

2014-04-16 09:25

Mali says it is clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind at least 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

2014-04-15 11:41

The World Health Organisation says an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people.

Minister: Guinea Ebola outbreak under control

2014-04-14 20:05

Guinea's Foreign Minister Francois Fall has said the west African country has brought the spread of the deadly haemorrhagic Ebola virus under control.

Ebola outbreak: Guineans in shock

2014-04-11 13:19

An Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 100 people in Guinea has left communities asking why the disease has attacked their country.

WHO unveils emergency moves against Ebola

2014-04-10 11:57

WHO has launched a raft of emergency measures in the Guinean capital Conakry to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country.

Ebola virus kills more than 100 West Africans

2014-04-08 20:10

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread in West Africa, where it has killed more than 100 people, health authorities say.

Guinea raises Ebola death toll to 95

2014-04-07 20:26

Guinea's government has raised the death toll in the Ebola epidemic raging through its southern forests and capital to 95.

Ebola-hit Guinea calls for calm

2014-04-05 18:06

Guinea has appealed for calm in the Ebola-hit south of the country after international aid workers battling to contain an outbreak of the deadly virus were attacked by a mob.

Mali reports 3 suspected Ebola cases

2014-04-04 07:32

Mali says it has detected three suspected victims of Ebola, the deadly disease that has killed 84 people in Guinea.

Liberia reports suspected Ebola outbreak

2014-04-03 15:53

Liberia has said it was dealing with its first suspected Ebola case thought to be unconnected to the epidemic raging in Guinea and to have originated separately in its borders.

Guinea Ebola death toll rises to 83

2014-04-02 22:30

The Ebola death toll in Guinea has risen to 83, while 127 cases have been confirmed, health authorities say.

5 new Ebola cases in Guinea, says WHO

2014-04-02 15:32

Five new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been recorded in Guinea in the past 24 hours, the World Health Organisation says.

Ebola outbreak: Morocco steps up guard

2014-04-01 13:02

Morocco has announced extra health screening measures at entry points to the country, in particular at Casablanca airport, after the outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea.

Guinea says Ebola death toll rises to 78

2014-03-31 14:50

Health authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say at least 78 people have died after contracting the Ebola virus.

Senegal closes border over Guinea Ebola

2014-03-30 09:29

Guinea is racing to contain a deadly Ebola epidemic spreading from its southern forests to the capital Conakry, while neighbouring Senegal has closed its border.

Ebola – Guinea on high alert

2014-03-28 16:30

Guinea’s capital Conakry is on high alert after a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed dozens in the southern forests was confirmed to have spread to the port city of up to two million people.

Guinea says has contained Ebola outbreak

2014-03-27 08:25

Guinea says it has stopped an outbreak of deadly Ebola fever from spreading beyond the country’s remote southeast, although the number of deaths from suspected infections has risen to at least 63.

Guinea Ebola death toll rises to 61

2014-03-26 14:56

Two more people have died of Ebola in Guinea, bringing to 61 the death toll from the deadly virus, while neighbouring Liberia reported one new case, health officials say.

Ebola: No risk to Canadian public

2014-03-25 09:28

The general Canadian public is not at risk say Saskatchewan officials after a man who recently travelled from west Africa displayed symptoms of the Ebola virus.

Ebola spreads to Liberia, five dead

2014-03-24 22:06

Five patients have died in Liberia of suspected Ebola fever, the government as neighbouring Guinea is battling an outbreak of the virus which has killed dozens.

Guinea Ebola outbreak may be deadly Zaire strain

2014-03-24 18:53

The health catastrophe in Guinea may possibly be caused by the Zaire Ebola virus strain thought to be 90% lethal.

Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital

2014-03-23 22:10

An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, Unicef says.

Guinea confirms Ebola as source of epidemic

2014-03-22 20:57

Guinea has identified the Ebola virus as the source of a highly contagious epidemic raging through its southern forests, as the death toll rose to 34.

Guinea turns into a drug hot spot

2014-02-03 12:21

A surge in cocaine trafficking has transformed Guinea into West Africa’s latest drug hot spot, jeopardising President Alpha Conde’s efforts to rebuild state institutions after a military coup.


Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

2014-04-17 07:36

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain – evidence that the disease didn’t spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists say.

Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations

2014-04-15 13:53

Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials say.

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

2014-04-15 07:49

Gambian authorities have written a letter to airlines flying into the West African country saying they cannot pick up passengers from countries where there have been suspected cases of Ebola.

Great potential between SA, Guinea - minister

2014-04-14 18:56

The relationship between SA and Guinea must be further explored as it shows great potential for mutual benefit, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

Aid groups on emergency footing against Ebola

2014-04-11 10:38

International aid organisations have launched a series of emergency measures across west Africa in a bid to contain one of the worst ever outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus.

Senegal has 'well-oiled system' to stop Ebola

2014-04-09 10:17

Senegal has vowed it is prepared for any spread of the deadly Ebola virus, as the suspected death toll in an outbreak raging in Guinea and Liberia rose to 111.

Number of 'Ebola' deaths hits 10 in Liberia

2014-04-08 14:10

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread in Liberia, where a further three people died from the disease, bringing the total number of suspected deaths to 10, the health ministry says.

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola

2014-04-06 18:02

Health officials in Guinea say all passengers departing from the capital city's airport must fill out a health form and have their temperature taken, to combat the spread of Ebola.

Liberia deals with 1st case of suspected Ebola

2014-04-04 11:16

Liberia says it is dealing with the first case of suspected Ebola to have originated within its own borders, unconnected to the epidemic raging in neighbouring Guinea.

SA sends condolences to Guinea

2014-04-03 17:56

South Africa has sent condolences to those in Guinea affected by an Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreak.

Ebola: Miners in lock-down in Guinea

2014-04-03 10:03

Foreign mining firms have locked down operations in Guinea and pulled out some international staff, executives say, as the death toll from suspected cases of Ebola hit 84.

Fear stalks Ebola-hit southern Guinea

2014-04-02 16:30

Life goes on for the people of the Ebola-hit Guinean city of Gueckedou, but their defiance masks widespread terror of the invisible menace stalking their dusty streets.

Guinea's Ebola victims wait for death

2014-04-01 17:33

Isolated from the outside world in a medical centre in Ebola-hit southern Guinea, victims of one of the deadliest viruses known to mankind wait listlessly for the merciful release of death.

Guinea's Ebola epidemic unprecedented

2014-03-31 22:03

Guinea faces an Ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale as it battles to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations that are far apart.

2 cases of Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia

2014-03-31 07:46

Liberia’s health minister says two patients have tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, which is already believed to have killed at least 70 people in neighbouring Guinea.

Ebola spread to Guinea capital raises fears

2014-03-29 22:01

The Ebola virus has spread from a remote forested corner of southern Guinea to the country's seaside capital, raising fears that the disease could spread far beyond this tiny West African nation's borders.

Bats may be Ebola carriers

2014-03-28 05:45

Bushmeat sourced from bats to antelopes, squirrels, porcupines and monkeys has long held pride of place on family menus in West and Central Africa.

Terror grips Guinea as Ebola death toll rises

2014-03-26 15:36

Guinea is battling to contain an Ebola epidemic threatening neighbouring countries as fear and confusion grips communities under siege from one of the deadliest viruses known to mankind.

West Africa scrambles to contain Ebola threat

2014-03-26 08:55

West African nations are scrambling to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 in Guinea.

Possible Ebola case in Canada

2014-03-25 07:18

Health officials in Guinea are battling to contain a deadly Ebola virus outbreak as neighbouring Liberia reported its first suspected victims and a traveller returning to Canada was hospitalised with suspicious symptoms.

Guinea scrambles to contain Ebola outbreak

2014-03-24 19:57

Aid workers and public health officials are battling to contain west Africa’s first outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus as tests on suspected cases in Conakry allayed fears that it had spread to the capital.

Fever cases reported in Guinea 'not Ebola'

2014-03-24 13:57

Guinea has announced that samples taken from three suspected cases of Ebola, which led to two deaths in the capital Conakry, have tested negative for the virus.

Ebola detected in Guinea victims, 50 dead

2014-03-23 17:59

Guinea says some of the more than 50 people killed in recent weeks by a viral hemorrhagic fever have tested positive for the Ebola virus.

2 killed in protests in Guinea over power cuts

2014-02-19 10:27

Angry residents of Guinea’s capital who have been without electricity for a week have taken to the streets to demand an end to the power cuts.

Guinea president decrees new govt

2014-01-21 09:58

Guinea’s president Alpha Conde has issued a decree forming a new government keeping in place his PM and over half the cabinet members, but excluding any opposition figures.

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