Senegal

By IAfrica
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Sep 15th, 2014
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Akong Charles Ndika Correspondent A surprise press conference held last month by Emory University Teaching Hospital stands out as a rare bright moment in the fight against an uncontrollable Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. ZMAPP, an untested serum-based therapy in humans, was successfully adminis...
By IAfrica
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Sep 14th, 2014
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Carlos Lopez WHEN in March this year Guinean authorities reported the first positive tests for Ebola in the West African region, the news came as a surprise for scientists and were treated  passively by most. After all, Ebola had killed over a period of 30 years more than 2000 people, since it was di...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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– By Pippa Page “Oh, dis Ebola business!” was a familiar exclamation in Sierra Leone’s Krio language during my time in Sierra Leone’s second city, Bo, this summer. Sierra Leone was the last of the three West Africa nations to confirm a case of Ebola, but it has arguably been hit the hardest in terms ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2014
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In Dakar, the capital of Senegal for many people improvisation is the key to survival. These amazingly creative people transform old things into new, rubbish into useful items, broken artifacts into beatiful ones. They really are the masters of recycling....
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 13th, 2013
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A cultural, economic, and human rights development in Africa from a visual perspective. A recent study looked at four pillars, besides economic growth, to measure which countries are prospering and which are failing. Image source: www.master-of-finance.org Africa: From Top To Bottom For the past deca...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Armoured vehicles, APCs, deploy in area near main pro-Morsi rally in Cairo, witnesses tell Reuters. Egypt army erects barbed wire, barriers around barracks where President Morsi is working, witnesses tell Reuters. King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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The condition of former South African leader Nelson Mandela has deteriorated in the last few days, presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj has said. The announcement came as President Jacob Zuma cancelled a trip to Mozambique following consultations with Mr Mandela’s doctors. Mr Mandela, 94, South A...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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It is Mr Obama’s second visit to the continent since he became president. He is hoping to boost economic ties with the African countries and promote good governance – all the countries he is visiting have stable democracies. The South African leg of his trip is expected to be overshadowed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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(WASHINGTON DC) – The following is an open memo to President Barack Obama on the eve of his second visit to Africa   Your Excellency,   Shortly, you and your family will board Air Force One and head to Africa, on a journey that will take you to Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa. Duri...