Dakar

Type: City
Name: Dakar
Country: Senegal
Latitude: 14.72
Longitude: -17.48
population: 2,702,820
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

Ebola case in Senegal declared top priority'

Senegal faces an urgent need for support and supplies including hygiene kits and personal protective equipment for health workers, the WHO said in a statement Sunday.The U.N. health agency provided new information on the movements of the 21-year-old student ... [Published Journal-Gazette - 35 mins ago]
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Nairobi among top investment hubs in Africa

NAIROBI is among top 10 cities in Sub Saharan Africa that promises the best investment returns for businesses by year 2040, according to consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.In a report titled 'Africa: Growth is on the horizon but where should you ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 36 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

WHO Anxious of 1st Senegal Ebola Case, Says It is ‘A Top Priority Emergency’

The WHO has called on the government of SenegalReutersThe Senegalese government is currently tracing everyone who could possibly have come in contact with the Guinean student. The 21-year-old student had tested positive for the deadly disease.WHO is particularly ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Senegal, Ebola, emergency, Dakar
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 8 reports

WHO: Senegal Ebola Case ‘a Top Priority Emergency’

The World Health Organization said Sunday that the effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease ... [Published American Banking News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Hospital: No update on Joan Rivers' condition; her daughter said Friday that it's serious

31.08.2014DAKAR, Senegal - The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Joan Rivers, Dakar, Senegal
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Security Officers Raid Home of Former Justice Minister

You are here: Home › News › By AllAfrica News on August 31, 2014 in News [Zambia Reports]At approximately 0200 hours this morning, about 15 security agents from the Office of the President (OP) Special Branch conducted a raid on the home of ... [Published Zambian - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 6 reports

Senegal Puts 20 People on Watch After First Ebola Case

Senegal placed 20 people who wereexposed to the nation’s first Ebola case under surveillance,including the patient’s family and medical workers, Minister ofHealth Awa Marie Coll Seck said.The 21-year-old college student from Guinea came in a six-passenger ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted

MONROVIA, Liberia — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Liberia, Blockade
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL REPORT: African communities in Dakar: part 5/5

The Cheikh Anta Diop University library building in Dakar Myriam Louviot/Wikimedia CommonsIt is time now for the last part in our series African communities in Dakar. RFI meets two Central African Republic students who arrived in Dakar on a scholarship ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal

A man that was hired by the community sprays chemicals to try and prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, as local children look on, in Monrovia, Liberia, yesterday. Photo: PA WireThe West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be touched ... [Published Times of Malta - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

Ebola virus that killed more than 1,500 people across the region has spread to a fifth country, with the first confirmed case of the deadly virus in Senegal.The case marks the first time a new country has been hit by the outbreak since July, outside Liberia, ... [Published CNTV - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola Spreads To Senegal As Riots Hit Guinea

By John Chimunhu(News Of The South) – A Guinean student has taken the deadly ebola virus to neighbouring Senegal, making it the fifth West African country affected by the scourge, which has killed 1 500 people in recent weeks.In Guinea itself, where 400 ... [Published News of the South - Aug 30 2014]

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"This morning when I called the hospital, the doctor told me that the patient had no complaints and that his fever had disappeared."
"Right now there is a super risk of the response effort being choked off because we simply cannot get enough seats on enough airplanes to get people in and out, and get goods and supplies in" WHO's emergency chief Bruce Aylward told reporters Thursday as he launched a nine-month $490 million Ebola battle plan
"In the mid- and long-term, Africa is not going to be defined by Ebola, but instead by a growing middle class and business-friendly economic policies" he told DW, adding that Africa is and will remain one of the big growing markets
"Growing China-Africa ties are a disturbing development for Western countries, the European Union (EU) and the United States. They view these relations as a threat to their "traditional" neo-colonial relationships with Africa"

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Ebola in Senegal: Guinean student "doing well" [Published H5N1 - 17 hours ago]
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Leadership and calm are urged in Ebola outbreak [Published H5N1 - 9 hours ago]
Apologies for missing this excellent August 29 article in The New York Times: Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Ebola Outbreak. Excerpt:With the SARS outbreak in 2003, Taiwan’s news media was so alarmist that the government finally ordered every television ...
Senegal: Ebola virus disease update – Senegal [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 15 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Senegal Epidemiology and surveillance On 30 August 2014, Senegal’s Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) announced in that ...
Ebola in Senegal: Guinean student "doing well" [Published H5N1 - 17 hours ago]
I had a brief glitch in posting this morning, but Typepad has cleared it up. So here's the first post of the day, fromSeneweb News: Ebola still in isolation, the young Guinean 'doing well' (doctor). The Google translation, slightly edited:The young Guinean ...
Liberia: Liberia adds new Ebola centres as trie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 31 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Liberia DAKAR, Aug 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Liberia is building five new Ebola treatment centres each with capacity for 100 beds as it struggles to contain the spread of world's biggest outbreak of the deadly ...
Liberia: WFP says it needs $70 mln to feed 1.3 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 31 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone DAKAR, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The World Food Programme needs to raise $70 million to feed 1.3 million people at risk from shortages in Ebola-quarantined areas in West Africa, with the ...
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