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Local news for Conakry, Guinea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

CONAKRY, Guinea - The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.

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16 hrs ago | News24

Ebola has killed 61 in Guinea since January

Queen Elizabeth II and US President Barack Obama have reportedly congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Ebola outbreak is new strain 97% similar to Zaire strain, blamed for 135 deaths out of 197 cases

Because the new Guinea strain is genetically 97% similar to the Zaire, which is the deadliest of the five previously known strains of the Ebola virus, EBOV, scientists say this means the virus was not imported from Central Africa, but has been indigenous to the region for a long-time and just not noticed before.

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Crofs Blogs

Polio hits Equatorial Guinea, threatens Central Africa

Via NPR's Shots blog: Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa . This is not Guinea-Conakry or Guinea-Bissau; it's south of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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World Health Organization

Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update

As of 18:00 on 16 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease , including 122 deaths.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

In this Saturday, March 29, 2014 file photo, medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

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Infection Control Today

Surviving Ebola, Overcoming Stigma

Dr. Tom Fletcher, a WHO physician is pictured with Abdullah, an Ebola survivor in Guinea.

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12NewsNow.Com

We're aliens in Ebola's world

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta CNN Chief Medical Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea -- It's hard not to be nervous, standing outside the Ebola isolation wards.

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Emirates News Agency

Libya signs Statute of Islamic Organisation for Food Security

WAM JEDDAH, 16th April, 2014 -- Libya has signed the Statute of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security, becoming the twentieth country to sign the law.

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Emirates News Agency

Guinean President praises USD5m medical aid provided by UAE

WAM CONAKRY, 16th April, 2014 -- In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has supplied medical equipment to Guinea valued at more than 5 million dollars.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

AlertNet

Ebola prompts investor exodus from Guinea, could threaten economy

People pass the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the Ebola disease are being treated, in Conakry.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea, on March 29. A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.

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Infection Control Today

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 168 Cases, 108 Deaths

As of April 14, 2014, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 168 clinically compatible cases of Ebola virus disease , including 108 deaths.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Passengers Stranded In Gambia As Flights Banned Over Ebola Fears

Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Gambia on Monday after the West African country banned flights from countries linked to a deadly ebola virus outbreak, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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CNN

Ebola: A swift, effective and bloody killer

We had just landed in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. In the fields right outside the airport, a young woman was in tears.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ebola empties hotels as Africa borders close

Ibrahima Capi Camara's phone at the Grand Hotel de L'Independence in Guinea's capital hasn't stopped ringing since an Ebola outbreak began last month, for all the wrong reasons.

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Daily Mail

'It is as if I have just been reborn': Woman struck down by Ebola...

Queen-print leggings and a statuette of Kate with baby George... 15,000 of New Zealand's keenest fans go wild for the royal couple Wealthy aviation heir accused of murdering married truck driver last year now suspected as SERIAL KILLER after police link him to slayings of his own father and girlfriend San Diego parents who had to be rescued after ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola Outbreak Empties Hotels as West Africa Borders Closed

Ibrahima Capi Camara's phone at the Grand Hotel de L'Independence in Guinea's capital hasn't stopped ringing since an Ebola outbreak began last month, for all the wrong reasons.

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AllAfrica.com

Guinea: MSF Resumes Activities in Ebola Centre in Southeast Guinea

On Thursday, Mdecins Sans Frontires resumed activities in a treatment centre in Macenta, southeast Guinea, after it was forced to suspend work late last week following protests by a section of the local population.

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