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a 827M OMVG energy project to kick off end of 2014
The energy project of The Gambia River Basin Development Organisation , valued at 827 million Euros is expected to commence by the end of this year, officials disclosed Tuesday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Clashes erupt in Liberia over Ebola quarantine
Liberia's halting efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak spreading across parts of West Africa quickly turned violent Wednesday when angry young men hurled rocks and stormed barbed-wire barricades, trying to break out of a neighborhood that had been cordoned off by the government.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Liberian security forces seal slum to halt...
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, a woman cleans a pot at her home near the largest trading areas catering for people from the Kambia District, Guinea.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ebola: UN Health Agency Reports Encouraging Signs in Nigeria
UNICEF and Partners take to the streets of Conakry, the capital of Guinea, to provide information on how to combat the Ebola outbreak as well as distribute soap and chlorine.
International Business Times
Ebola Update: Liberian Forces Receive Shoot Orders Against People...
Workers from Doctors Without Borders unload emergency medical supplies to deal with an Ebola outbreak in Conakry, Guinea, March 23, 2014.
Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations
Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said Tuesday.
The Washington Post
Ebola Drains Budgets as Bills Fund Virus Fight: Africa Credit
The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is straining the finances of affected governments, with Sierra Leone using Treasury Bills to fund the fight against the virus as mining companies halt operations to protect workers.
Anniversary of Korea's Liberation Celebrated in India, Guinea
A seminar, film show and book and photo exhibition were held by the Juche Philosophy Study Committee of India and a reading session in a district of Conakry, Guinea on August 11 and 12. The chairman of the Juche Philosophy Study Committee of India said that August 15 is a significant day when the President defeated the Japanese imperialists and ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Liberia in desperate hunt for missing Ebola patients
Liberian officials were searching Monday for 17 Ebola patients who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, raising fears that they could spread the deadly and highly contagious disease.
Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors
In this July 2014 photo provided by Doctors Without Borders, Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders, sits in the low-risk zone of an Ebola isolation facility in Conakry, Guinea.
Interview: China to do its best to help Guinea battle Ebola
Beijing stands ready to do its best with its capacity to help Guinea fight the ongoing Ebola outbreak, says China's ambassador to the West African country.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
First Nigerian Ebola virus patient discharged from hospital
The first Nigerian Ebola patient has been discharged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos.
People's Daily Online
Chinese experts wrap up Guinea Ebola mission
Yu Yang , a health worker of the Beijing Friendship Hospital, kisses his wife before departure at the Beijing Capital International Airport,Beijing, China, Aug. 15, 2014.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
World Health Organization says ebola outbreak 'vastly underestimated'
ELIZABETH JACKSON: The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may have been vastly underestimated.
Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help
The deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 in West Africa is disrupting the flow of goods, forcing the United Nations to plan food convoys for up to a million people as hunger threatens the largely impoverished area.
WNYC-AM New York
Even With $100 Million, WHO Says It Will Take Months To Control Ebola
When public health officials warn that it's likely to take many months to bring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa under control, it's not because they're facing a single huge challenge.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The London Free Press
Guinea declares public health emergency over Ebola
A U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.
No Ebola case in SA
A woman who arrived from Conakry, Guinea on July 28 through the OR Tambo International Airport was meticulously tested and was negative, Motsoaledi told reporters at the Edenvale Hospital in Johannesburg.
What An Isolation Ward Ready To Take On Ebola Looks Like
Infectious disease specialist Florian Steiner and quarantine office leader Thomas Klotzkowski disinfect themselves during a demonstration of the proceedings at the ward of Berlin's Charite hospital on Aug. 11. The quarantine ward is prepared to receive persons sick with tropical diseases, like people infected with the deadly Ebola virus for ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
West African governments employ century-old method of controlling Ebola
As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, West African governments have begun to employ a method of preventing the spread of Ebola that has not been used in a century, called the " cordon sanitaire ."