10 hrs ago
First case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, according to news reports, making it the fifth West African nation part of the current outbreak.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Liberia: Sudden Turnaround - SN Brussels Resumes Liberia Flight Operations
Just days after notifying its Liberian passengers that it was canceling flights due to pressure from several West African countries, SN Brussels, one of two remaining air carriers still flying Liberia route, says it is now resuming services to Liberia.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
West Hawaii Today
Alarm grows as Ebola outbreak spurs more flight cancellations, border closures
An overview of the empty Lungi International Airport in Freetown, Sierra Leone on Monday, August 25. Owing to widespread fears of the Ebola outbreak, all but a few airlines have cancelled flights into and out of Sierra Leone and other affected West African countries.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Washington Post
Growing alarm as Ebola crisis spurs nations to close doors
Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was supposed to fly to West Africa on Monday to gauge the effects of the world's worst Ebola outbreak .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Senegal grounds MSF plane over Ebola hot-zone travel ban
To protect its population from the risk of contracting Ebola, Senegal has banned entry to its ground planes from Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Electric Energy Online
ContourGlobal And Senegal Sign Agreement To Bring 53 MW Of New Thermal Electricity Generation In 2015
ContourGlobal, an international power generation company, announced that it has signed an agreement with the Senegalese national utility, Societe Nationale d'Electricite du Senegal , to rehabilitate an existing brownfield site and construct a new 53 MW thermal facility under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
US Basketball: No Africa trip after Ebola outbreak
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says Friday the Americans were disappointed to call off what would have been the national team's first trip to the African continent, but "didn't have any other choice" because of the risk.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Variety the spice of life aboard jet out of Africa and into Asia
My travel agent friend has a totally sucky job. You won't BELIEVE the fuss passengers make, just because they've been accidentally sent to, say, the wrong country.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Senegal: World Bank Group Finances 96 megawatt Tobene Power Plant in Senegal
The World Bank Group today signed agreements for the Tobene Independent Power Project in Taiba Ndiaye in Senegal.