Guinea Conakry

Type: Country
Name: Guinea Conakry
population: 7,988,524
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Sierra Leone on lock down as the country attempts to contain Ebola

A team burying victims of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone’s capital was attacked on Saturday. But despite some defying the lockdown Freetown’s streets remain virtually deserted as the authorities and an army of 30,000 volunteers battle to contain ... [Published EuroNews - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea to host African Nations Cup

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 20 ( ) - Cameroon and Ivory Coast were handed the right to hold future African Nations Cup finals as the Confederation of African Football sprung a surprise on Saturday and also named Guinea to host the continental championship.Five ... [Published Mail Online UK - 20 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 7 reports

INTERNATIONAL: Sierra Leone impose three-day curfew to help stop spread of ebola

A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to allow health workers to find and isolate cases of ebola and help halt the spread of the disease.It’s believed that many persons carrying the virus in Sierra Leone are reluctant to seek medical treatment, ... [Published Power 106 - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 7 reports

Struggling to contain Ebola epidemic

The outbreak sweeping West Africa could infect up to 500,000 by the end of January, according to a tentative CDC projection.Sept. 18, 2014 A Liberian man holds his daughter, who shows symptoms of the Ebola virus, in a waiting area outside the John F. ... [Published Washington Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

Thousands ‘evade’ Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone

Thousands of people have defied Sierra Leone’s three-day lockdown to combat the Ebola virus by crossing the border into Guinea without going through health controls. Health officials in Guinea said people were coming “in waves” through the bush, fearing ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 21 reports

Ebola Aid Workers Allegedly Killed by Villagers in Guinea

It has been reported that eight Ebola aid workers were allegedly killed and discarded in a latrine inside an isolated town in Guinea. This is a terrifying example of the rising suspicion residents have of strangers coming in and trying to help attempt ... [Published The Guardian Express - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

(Special for CAFS) 8 Ebola campaigners killed in Guinea finally buried

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.CONAKRY, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Eight members of a team involved in sensitization against Ebola, killed on Tuesday in Wome locality in southeast Guinea, were buried on Friday after a joint funeral ceremony.The ceremony was ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 4 reports

Killings In Guinea Show Mistrust In Africa Ebola Fight: WHO

The killing in Guinea of eight people trying to educate locals about Ebola showed how much rural populations in West Africa mistrust authorities after years of instability and conflict, the World Health Organization said on Friday. WHO expert Pierre Formenty ... [Published The US Daily - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 43 reports

This is what a country under lockdown looks like: Sierra Leone shuts down for three days to combat Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 14 reports

Health team fighting Ebola found dead in Guinea (VIDEO)

CONAKRY, Sept 19 — Guinea officials have found several bodies during a search for a group of health workers and journalists were found in a septic tank after going missing earlier this week, according to multiple media reports.Officials in Guinea searching ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 18 reports

African Minerals sees no material impact from Ebola lockdown

Sept 19 (Reuters) - African Minerals Ltd said it expected operations at its iron ore project in Sierra Leone to see no material impact from the three-day countrywide lockdown intended to help curb the spread of Ebola.The West African country will restrict ... [Published London South East - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Ebola aid workers murdered in remote Guinea

Reuters is reporting Sept. 18 that a number of Ebola aid workers have been murdered in a remote Guinean village. The numbers are in flux, with one source reporting eight killed, and thrown into the village latrine. The Prime Minister of Guinea, Saïd Fofana, ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]

Quotes

"While the supervisors were well trained, the visiting teams to families in some parts in the Western Area had poor training and could not deliver the information properly" said Abubakarr Kamara, from the Health for All Coalition, a local charity
Former president Bill Clinton praised new efforts from the US, Britain, France and other countries to fight the epidemic. "We're still a little behind the curve but we're getting there" Mr Clinton said on Saturday
...He said Africa has to take its responsibilities. Measures such as closing borders cannot solve the problem, "we cannot escape from the issues that concern human beings" he said
"WHO is really encouraging countries to scale up their response to the Ebola outbreak. So we are very demanding this kind of help, medical teams, equipment, financial resources. We have made a call for more than 100 million US dollars. It is finance that around the level of 70 percent. So we are demanding this kind of help" Chaib said

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