Abidjan

Type: City
Name: Abidjan
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Latitude: 5.33
Longitude: -4.03
population: 3,692,570
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

I.Coast torn between crazy rumours and...

in a suburb of Abidjan, relying on a rumor that was spread in the area claiming that salted water helps to fight against the Ebola virus - by Issouf Sanogo"This is due to one gentleman's revelation," said Siamou Kobenan in the northern village of Kotouba. ... [Published XinMsn - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

AFP - Health-Ebola-WAfrica-ICoast FOCUS

Health-Ebola-WAfrica-ICoast FOCUSContributed by NAMPA / AFP.I.Coast torn between crazy rumours and hard facts over Ebolaby Christophe KOFFI=(PICTURE)=ABIDJAN, Aug 27, 2014 (AFP) - Rumours that west Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic had reached Ivory Coast ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Rumours, Abidjan
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

$150 million more in Ebola funding readied

Geneva — The African Development Bank will prepare an additional $150 million in funding for nations stricken by the Ebola virus as the World Health Organization plans to seek more resources and money to fight the outbreak.The worst-affected countries ... [Published Columbian.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL: Shipping weighs up the risks of ebola

Charterparties for voyages to West Africa should be negotiated to bear in mind possible contingencies from the latest outbreak of ebola in the region, according to a partner at a London shipping law firm.Although the World Health Organisation has declared ... [Published Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Marine Vessel, Risk
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ivorians try to prevent Ebola by washing with salt

In Abidjan, Ivorians add salt to the water they wash with in an attempt to keep the Ebola virus at bay. Duration: ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Abidjan, Ebola Virus
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Melbourne named the world's most liveable city again

When planning a trip abroad, it's pretty common to think of the overall value you're getting out of distance and cost. Does it make sense to fly halfway across the world for only one week, when you consider just how much those tickets cost and how long ... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Côte d'Ivoire: Building Public Trust is a Key Factor in Fighting West Africa’s Worst Ebola Outbreak

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone By Marc-Andre Boisvert KANDOPLEU/ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Aug 26 2014 (IPS) - The nurse carefully packs the body into a plastic bag and then leaves the isolation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola could cut Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Liberia GDP 1.5%

cture: AFPGalleryAbidjan. The worst-ever Ebola epidemic could cut economic output in four west African countries by between 1 percent and 1.5 percent of gross economic product, the African Development Bank said Tuesday, cited by AFP .Economic output in ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Zim upgrades Med-West Africa service

Zim has added a new service connecting the Mediterranean ports of Tarragona, Valencia and Algeciras with West Africa.The new service will deploy 6 vessels on a weekly route between Tarragona, Valencia, Algeciras, Tangier, Dakar, Lagos, Tema, Abidjan and ... [Published Seatrade Global - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire warns herbalists who claim to cure Ebola

(Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire warns herbalists who claim to cure EbolaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ABIDJAN, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Cote d'Ivoire government has warned herbalists against making any claims that they can cure Ebola fever, currently being ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 23 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

The AfDB Marks Its Golden Jubilee in November 2014

The African Development Bank (AfDB) marks its Golden Jubilee this year. The Bank will mark the anniversary with an event in Abidjan on November 4, 50 years to the day that it held its first Board Meeting. A series of other events will also unfold in the ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

World's Least 'Livable' Cities 2014

BANGALORE: We have heard a lot about the best cities in the world. But seldom does one hear about the least livable cities to settle down. A recent study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EUI), however, threw some light on it. The EUI has recently released ... [Published Silicon India - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Abidjan, Dakar, Senegal

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"This is due to one gentleman's revelation," said Siamou Kobenan in the northern village of Kotouba. "He told us that the virus had come to the country and that we should take salt and drink it, and rub our bodies so the disease goes away."
"This was the responsible thing to do. The field team has been through a traumatic time through this incident" said Dr Daniel Kertesz, WHO representative in Sierra Leone, in a statement

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Continental Re records N8.6bn premium in Q2 [Published Business Day Nigeria - 8 hours ago]
Ivorians try to prevent Ebola by washing with salt [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 8 hours ago]
Continental-Re’s Q2 Premium Income Rises by 9% [Published This Day Online - 9 hours ago]
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AFP - Health-Ebola-WAfrica-Fbl-Afr-2015-CIV-SLE [Published Namibia Press Agency - 12 hours ago]
Côte d'Ivoire: Building Public Trust is a ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
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AFP - Health-Ebola-WAfrica-SierraLeone-Guinea-I... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 15 hours ago]
SAA continues to fly to West Africa [Published Biz Community - 16 hours ago]
West Africa: Building Public Trust Key Factor i... [Published AllAfrica.com - 19 hours ago]
$20 million Ebola Budget: A Front to Perpetuate... [Published Perspective - 19 hours ago]
Zim upgrades Med-West Africa service [Published Seatrade Global - 20 hours ago]
The AfDB Marks Its Golden Jubilee in November 2014 [Published Wall Street Business Network - 21 hours ago]
Building Public Trust is a Key Factor in Fighti... [Published Inter Press Service - 22 hours ago]
ZIM improves MAF service to West Africa [Published Portnews - 22 hours ago]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire warns... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 23 hours ago]
AfDB Approves U.S.$210 Million to Combat Ebola ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
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Liberia: Ebola-hit Liberia fires absentee minis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa 08/27/2014 01:22 GMT by Zoom Dosso MONROVIA, August 27, 2014 (AFP) - Liberia's leader has sacked ministers ...
Côte d'Ivoire: Building Public Trust is a ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone By Marc-Andre Boisvert KANDOPLEU/ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Aug 26 2014 (IPS) - The nurse carefully packs the body into a plastic bag and then leaves the isolation ...
British national contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 24 2014]
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, the first Briton to fall victim to the deadly disease that has spread across the West African region since March, the Department of Health said on Saturday. The World Health ...
New Sierra Leone law makes it illegal to hide E... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 23 2014]
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient — a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current ...
Côte d'Ivoire: Ivory Coast closes borders ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 23 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia 08/23/2014 14:40 GMT ABIDJAN, August 23, 2014 (AFP) - The Ivory Coast has closed its borders with Ebola-hit Guinea and Liberia in a bid to protect citizens against an epidemic that has ...
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