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Friday, 08-01-14, 9:29Sirleaf Off to Conakry for Three-Nation Summit on Ebola[Liberia Govt]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf departs the country early Friday morning, August 1, 2014 to participate in a one-day Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union (MRU) in the Guinean capital, Conakry. read more...
Friday, 08-01-14, 8:40Agencies Fighting Ebola Reach "Breaking Point"[IRIN]A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering response efforts, say Health Ministry and NGO staff, who say their efforts are at "breaking point". read more...
Friday, 08-01-14, 1:34WHO & Govts Launch U.S.$100m Ebola Plan[WHO]Geneva/Conakry -The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$100 million response plan as part of an intensified international, regional and national campaign to bring the outbreak under control. read more...
Friday, 08-01-14, 1:34WHO, Govts Launch U.S.$100 Million Ebola Plan[WHO]Geneva/Conakry -The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$100 million response plan as part of an intensified international, regional and national campaign to bring the outbreak under control. read more...
Thursday, 07-31-14, 10:55Pastors Claiming to Cure Ebola Warned[CAJ News]Lagos -Lagos State Government has warned the public to be wary of some pastors who claim to have cure for the dreaded Ebola virus. read more...
Thursday, 07-31-14, 5:00West African Tourists to Be Screened Before Entering the Country.[The Star]Visitors coming into the country from Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be screened for the Ebola virus. Shikanga O Tipo from the Health ministry says they will be required to sign health forms at the airport, a move aimed at preventing further spread of the disease. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 12:57EU Scales up Funding in Response to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa[European Commission]Brussels/Dakar -The European Commission is allocating an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. This brings the Commission's aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa to €3.9 million. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 12:1624 Killed in Stampede at Concert Marking End of Ramadan[VOA]At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, the French news agency AFP reported. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 12:16Many Die in Ramadan Concert Stampede[VOA]At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, the French news agency AFP reported. read more...
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...

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