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Thursday, 07-24-14, 16:12Journalist Brutally Assaulted By Gendarmes[MFWA]Joseph Siba Guilavogui, managing editor of Le Fouineur, a bi-monthly publication, and the Guinée Sud Info website, was on July 16, 2014, attacked by some members of the Gendarmerie, while he was covering the eviction of some residents of a populous area in the Guinean capital, Conakry. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 12:55Guinean Admission in CPLP Seen As Aggregating Value, Says Vice-President[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Vice-president, Manuel Domingos Vicente, said on Thursday in Díli that the Equatorial Guinea admission in the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP) is regarded as an added value that strengthens the organisation. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 9:40Dispelling the Myths of Ebola[IDS]The Ebola outbreak in Guinea and its spread to other areas of West Africa has caused global alarm. As one of the world's most infectious and deadly diseases, with no cure, the level of fear surrounding Ebola is to an extent expected. However, much of the fear is rooted in misunderstandings. Dispelling these misunderstandings is perhaps the biggest challenge in tackling Ebola and is critical to furthering our knowledge about the disease and efforts to control it. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 13:25UN Agency Warns of Fruit Bat Risk in West African Ebola Epidemic[UN News]The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging increased efforts to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species, including fruit bats. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 9:29Afcon U17 - Morocco's Group Against Guinea[Africa Top Sports]In view of the July 20 meeting as part of qualifiers for the Under-17 African Cup of Nations football, the coach of Morocco disclosed a list of 23 players to face Guinea Conakry. read more...
Monday, 07-14-14, 14:05Remarkable Ebola Recovery Rate in Northern Town Puzzles Experts[AlertNet]Dakar -Three quarters of those suffering from the deadly Ebola virus in a small town in northern Guinea have recovered, an unusually high proportion that is puzzling scientists and aid workers. read more...
Saturday, 07-12-14, 6:22Misconceptions Fuel Ebola Outbreak[Unicef]Geneva/Dakar -As the Ebola-related death toll rises above 500 in West Africa, UNICEF and its partners are expanding their activities across the region to halt the spread of the disease by combating rumours, fears and misconceptions. read more...
Friday, 07-11-14, 12:24Trial of Four Gambians and Two Guineans Fails to Proceed[The Point]The trial involving Oumie Saffiatou Jallow, Kemo Fatty, Sheikh Dawda York and others, who were charged with conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and cheating, could not proceed yesterday before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court. read more...
Thursday, 07-03-14, 14:14U.S. Donates Protective Equipment to Fight Ebola[U.S. Embassy Monrovia]Monrovia -The U.S. Government has donated another supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the World Health Organization to support the international response to the Ebola outbreak which is affecting Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. read more...
Thursday, 07-03-14, 10:47Red Cross Suspends Guinea Ebola Treatment After Staff Attacked[AlertNet]Dakar -The Red Cross said it has suspended its Ebola operations in southeast Guinea, where an epidemic of the virus has killed hundreds of people, after its staff were threatened by a group of naked men armed with knives. read more...

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