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Friday, 08-28-15, 14:58Ebola - Where Are We Now?[IRIN] Dakar -For the first time in more than a year, no one in either Sierra Leone or Liberia is being treated for Ebola, raising hopes that after more than 11,000 deaths and 28,000 infections throughout West Africa, the epidemic could finally be winding down. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 15:42Ngafuan Urges Affected Nations to Help Develop Ebola Vaccine[LINA] Foreign Minister Augustine Ngafuan has urged participants and partners from the three Ebola-hit countries to deliberate on the development of vaccines to tackle the disease in the sub-region. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 12:12Pasuwa Announces 22-Man Squad to Face Guinea[CAF] Zimbabwe coach Kalisto Pasuwa has announced a 22-man squad to face Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier scheduled for Sunday, 6 September 2015 at the Rufaro Stadium, Harare. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 10:19Guinea Extends Ebola Vaccine Trial to Sierra Leone[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -The Guinean Ebola Ring Vaccine Trial has been extended to Sierra Leone as a move to stop the transmission across the region. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 11:33Pasuwa Names Strong Squad for Guinea Battle[New Zimbabwe] WARRIORS coach Kalisto Pasuwa has named a squad featuring mostly foreign-based players for the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea at Rufaro Stadium on September 6. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 9:25Political Agreement Reached in Guinea Between Ruling and Opposition Parties[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 8:33Tiny Flags Target African Tsetse Flies[SciDev.Net] Handkerchief-sized blue flags covered in insecticide could trap and kill tsetse flies, offering a new and cheaper way to help eliminate sleeping sickness from Sub-Saharan Africa. read more...
Friday, 08-21-15, 8:09Dadis Camara, Guinea and the ICC[JusticeInfo.net] On September 28, 2009 in the Guinean capital Conakry, a peaceful demonstration by thousands of people opposing the presidential candidacy of Dadis Camara, then head of the military junta ruling the country, was violently repressed by security forces. A report by an international commission of inquiry set up by the UN Secretary General found that crimes committed during this bloody clampdown constitute crimes against humanity. According to the report, 156 people were killed, 109 women were subjected to rape read more...
Wednesday, 08-19-15, 12:46Camara Re-Elected President of Guinea Football Federation[CAF] Outgoing president of the Fédération Guinéenne de Football (FEGUIFOOT), Salifou Camara "Super V", was re-elected on Friday, with 14 August 2015 with 84 votes against 33 by his challenger, Djibril Diarra "Beckenbauer". read more...
Tuesday, 08-18-15, 14:05'I Thought I Was Going to Die.' a Red Cross Ebola Volunteer Talks About Being Attacked[IFRC] On 29 May 2015, IFRC beneficiary communications assistant Dr Alimou Diallo was one of several Red Cross staff to be trapped when violent protests broke out against Ebola workers in the western Guinean town of Kamsar. The Red Cross logistics base was burned down, a local Red Cross leader's house ransacked, and two Red Cross cars were damaged. Eleven Red Cross staff were evacuated back to Conakry in the middle of the night. This is Dr Diallo's account of the day. read more...

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