Guinea

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 benim
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Apr 21st, 2014
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By: Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei pericle925@yahoo.com Over the last few weeks, our dear nation, Liberia, has been attacked by the deadly Ebola virus. From all indications, we lack the capacity to counter the virus in a rapid and effective way. This is evidenced by the fact that we have not been able to mobi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By MG Zimeta The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has captured international public attention that seems disproportionate to the scale of the outbreak itself.  This is not surprising.  Ebola is a communicable disease – that is to say, it is transmissible between humans.  In this regard, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 28th, 2014
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by Cheta Nwanze Did you know that many countries in Africa pay a colonial tax to France up until this day? We are talking a minimum of 50 years since “independence” all round. But let’s be fair, the French have form in this kind of thing, so let’s go a little further back in time […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Nana Arhin Tsiwah   The major policy of French colonial administration in West Africa until 1946 took on the wheels of “Assimilation”. The underlying policy was to enable France implant French culture and civilisation on the people with the intention of suffocating the culture and fundamental...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2013
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By Paul Omoruyi Most Africans in the diaspora would concur with me that when they first immigrated to the United States they wanted to speak, look and swagger like Americans. This writer was not an exception. Understandably, America is the current world power and an American identity gives some sense...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Mar 4th, 2013
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(Reuters) – At least one person was killed and six others wounded on Monday when Guinea’s security forces opened fire in the capital, a human rights group said, warning of a deepening ethnic conflict stemming from rows over forthcoming legislative elections. Main opposition figure Cellou ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 19th, 2013
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(AFP) CONAKRY — Youths clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, a day after authorities in the west African nation praised a rare peaceful pro-democracy demonstration in the country. Youths in the suburbs of the capital Conakry erected barricades and burned car tyres while chanting slogans ...