Tag Archives: West Africa

Didier Drogba: Charity Commission investigating player’s foundation

Didier Drogba: Charity Commission investigating player’s foundation Drogba scored 164 goals in two spells at Chelsea A charity run by [...]

Mugabe,the feminist?

– By Farai Sevenzo Letter from Africa Image copyrightAFPImage captionMany women in Africa are forced to have illegal abortions Letter [...]

The town of women

could work together,” she dreams. “Or if he can make enough money to come here and start a business of his own, that might allow him to [...]

Gambian journalist Musa Saidykhan seeks redress for torture under Jammeh regime

By Staff Reporter MFWA This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 25 June 2015. The absolute and non-derogable prohibition again [...]

US Military Arrives at Epicenter of Ebola

By Staff Reporter Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa‘s leaders pleaded [...]

Ebola virus outbreak: President of Sierra Leone unable to attend summit in London after plane breaks down

By Staff Reporter  Ernest Bai Koroma had been due to attend the conference in London Ernest Bai Koroma was due to attend the international [...]

‘Dont visit Zimbabwe’-Namibia warns of Ebola presence

By Staff Reporter THE Namibian government has warned against travel to Zimbabwe following reports that Harare had quarantined over 100 peopl [...]

Outrage as WHO study reveals Ebola death rates as understated

By Staff Reporter Ebola death rates 70% – WHO study New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, hig [...]

Obama deploys 3000 troops in Liberia to combat Ebola scurge

By Staff Reporter US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Estonia.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) US President Barack Oba [...]

Ebola: Gates Foundation pledges $50 million

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEowi-zdDAM The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $50 million on Wednesday to sup [...]

Ebola Death Toll Passes 1,900

By Staff Reporter More than 1 900 people have died after they contracted the deadly Ebola fever virus since the outbreak began in West Afric [...]

Ebola kills more women than men ?

By Staff Reporter Studies show that infectious disease often affects one gender more than another — but that knowledge isn’t bei [...]

Northamptonshire Charity ships 70,000 bottles of Sanitizer to West Africa to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Rushden Community College students teamed up with Phoenix Resource Centre to help with the Wrapped Up campaign at Christma [...]

Big Brother Africa rejects Ghana contestants over Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter   Organisers of the Big Brother Africa competition have allegedly rejected the candidates selected to represent Ghana [...]

AfDB pledges $60 million aid grants to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Using m-health & governance systems, strengthening infrastructure, and training health workers “We share the plight [...]

Moody’s warns Ebola virus could damage west Africa economies

By Staff Reporter ©AP Moody’s Investors Service has warned that “beyond the tragic loss of life” the Ebola virus could wreak “si [...]

Risk from Ebola to EU territories is extremely low-EU

By Staff Reporter Statement by Commissioner Borg on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa “Today we have learned that World Health Organisatio [...]

Ebola: new serum raises hopes for cure

Ebola: new serum raises hopes for cure As the Ebola death toll continues to climb in West Africa, the “miraculous” effect of an [...]

Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia

By Staff Reporter My midwives refused to see me after my trip to Nigeria, which didn’t surprise me, given the reckless reporting of th [...]

Six suspected Ebola cases in SA

By Staff Reporter Ebola cases suspected in Southern Africa   A picture taken on 24 July 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan [...]

Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update WHO

By Staff Reporter Epidemiology and surveillance The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to closely monitor the evolving Ebola virus di [...]

Ebola outbreak: US man tested in Ghana

By Staff Reporter Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids A US citizen is being tested for the Ebola vir [...]

West Africa won’t be able to control Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter An alarming report released last week by Doctors Without Borders said that West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak is “ [...]

EBOLA outbreak in Africa is “out of control”

By Staff Reporter   FILE -In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]

Mali ‘at war’ with Tuareg separatists as 30 officials kidnapped

By Staff Reporter Fighting broke out ahead of arrival of prime minister in northern region Malian prime minister Moussa Mara: said his count [...]

West African Leaders to Meet in Ivory Coast

                      By Staff Reporter West African heads of state and government pl [...]

Gambia president says English language is too colonial

By Staff Reporter President’s decision to shift official language from English to local language comes months after its decision to wi [...]

Music brings Mali together again

By Staff Reporter Segou, Mali  Long before Mali captured the global spotlight as an al-Qaida training ground where French soldiers had to i [...]

Ghana, the most improved African state on Corruption Index 2013

CPI figures for 2013 show that Ghana is most improved on fighting corruption in Africa. Nations at strife as expected have ranked worse , wi [...]

#IMF recommends regional #Financial #Integration for #Ghana

#Ghana Summary by – Editor IMF team visited Ghana recently to review progress in regional financial integration. The team reported tha [...]
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