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Friday, 05-29-15, 13:18Red Cross Ambulance Driver and Ebola Survivor Vows to Continue the Fight in Guinea[IFRC] As a group of people descends the stairs into the courtyard of the Red Cross Society of Guinea in Conakry, one man falls behind, helped painstakingly down each step by his wife. Michel Camara's gait is slow and measured, his eyes half shut, and he seems much older than his 48 years. He knows he is lucky to be alive and that he has come a long way in the last two months. "A very long way," he says smiling. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 13:20UNDP Helps Ebola Emergency Response Workers Get Paid[UNDP] On a recent afternoon in the lush mountain town of Macenta, Guinea, an emergency response nurse named Akoi stood in front of the Red Cross compound, recalling the months he spent fighting the outbreak of the Ebola virus. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 6:27Guinean President Urges AU to Assist Nigeria Tackle Boko Haram Insurgents[This Day] Guinean president, Mr. Alpha Conde, has called on African leaders and the African Union (AU) to support Nigeria in tackling her main security challenge, the Boko Haram terrorists. read more...
Tuesday, 05-26-15, 11:00Guinean President On Five-Day Working Visit to Lagos[Premium Times] ?Guinean President, Alpha Condé, will arrive in Lagos on Tuesday, for a five-day working visit. read more...
Monday, 05-25-15, 10:34Why Ebola Is Spiking in Guinea[Ebola Deeply] As cases surge in western Guinea, threatening to undermine recent progress in the response effort, Ebola Deeply's Amadou Touré traveled to Forécariah  - one of the worst-hit areas in the region. He sat down with Dr. Sakoba Keita, Guinea's National Ebola Response Co-ordinator, for an in-depth interview about the spike in cases, the role of taxi drivers in halting Ebola, and lessons learned from Liberia. read more...
Monday, 05-25-15, 10:10His Excellency Mr. Ambassador, Should We Act or React?[Greenpeace] After the publication of the new report entitled "Scam on the African Coast: The Hidden Face of Chinese and Joint-Venture Vessels' Tonnage Fraud in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Guinea" by Greenpeace Africa, the Chinese Ambassador in Senegal, His Excellency Mr. Xia Huang, reacted in the media disproving the information contained in this document and promising to organize a press conference to clarify Greenpeace's accusations. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 16:0435 New Ebola Cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone[NEWS] Guinea and Sierra Leone have reported 35 new Ebola cases in the past week, four times as many as the week before, in a reminder that the virus "will not go quietly", a top World Health Organization official said on Tuesday. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 13:27New Ebola Cases Spike in Guinea and Sierra Leone[Al Jazeera] Guinea and Sierra Leone have reported 35 new Ebola cases in the past week, four times as many as the week before, providing a reminder that the virus "will not go quietly", a top World Health Organization official said. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 14:18Dangerous Game - Guinea's President Plays the Ethnic Card[Atlantic Council] Two months ago, I warned that unless the international community steps up quickly to pressure the incumbent regime in Guinea to achieve a consensus with the political opposition and civil society regarding the sequencing and scheduling of the elections constitutionally required less than six months from now, the West African country's belated and fragile democracy might well prove stillborn. Last month, I noted that there were alarming signs that tribal tensions were being stoked and that, in a region wher read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 19:12Ebola, the Executive Summary - May 18, 2015[Ebola Deeply] To give you an overview of what's happening in the Ebola outbreak, we've organized the latest developments in a curated summary. read more...

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