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    WHO declares Guinea Ebola free

WHO declares Guinea Ebola free

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the virus.It has been six weeks since the last confirmed Ebola patient tested negative for the virus, according to the report.The source of infection for the latest outbreak had likely been exposure to [...]

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    One more country, and the world is Ebola-free

One more country, and the world is Ebola-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea, leaving Liberia as the only country awaiting the clean bill.WHO also declared a 90-day period of heightened surveillance to ensure that any new cases are identified quickly before they can spread to other people in the country.“WHO commends the Government of Guinea [...]

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    CHAN 2016: Eagles B to play Tunisia, Guinea, Niger

CHAN 2016: Eagles B to play Tunisia, Guinea, Niger

The home-based Super Eagles have drawn Tunisia, Guinea and Niger in the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be played in Rwanda.In the ceremony staged at the Serena Hotel in Kigali Sunday evening, the Eagles B team will face 2011 champions, Tunisia, Niger, and debutants Guinea in Group C at the Nyamirambo Stadium, also in Kigali.Host Rwanda have been [...]

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    Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Seven-time African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, will face the winner of the first-round fixture between Guinea and Senegal to reach the 10th African Women Championship finals to be hosted by Cameroon.The Falcons, who won the last edition of the competition in Namibia in 2014, have drawn bye into the second and final round of qualifiers alongside two-time winners Equatorial [...]

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    Guinea records three new cases of Ebola

Guinea records three new cases of Ebola

Guinea has recorded three new cases of the Ebola virus disease.Fode Tass Sylla, spokesman for the country’s national centre for the fight against Ebola, said the victims got the virus from a woman who died of Ebola.Sylla said the body of the woman was handled without appropriate protection."In all, nine sick people are being treated at our centres throughout the [...]

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    In faraway Guinea Conakry, Tinubu’s prowess holds sway

In faraway Guinea Conakry, Tinubu’s prowess holds sway

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    Liberia records two new cases of Ebola

Liberia records two new cases of Ebola

Liberian health officials confirmed two Ebola infections on Thursday, bringing to five the total number of new cases since the West African nation was declared free of the virus.Francis Keteh, deputy incident management system leader, said all the five Ebola patients were from Liberia's north-central Margibi county.He said they include a 17-year-old boy whose death on June 28 made Liberia [...]

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    Guinea opposition aligns with ‘coup leader’ to defeat ruling party

Guinea opposition aligns with ‘coup leader’ to defeat ruling party

Cellou Diallo, leader of the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), the country's main opposition party, is seeking an alliance with Moussa Camara (pictured), who led a military coup in Guinea in 2008, to defeat President Alpha Conde at elections in October.Speaking in Conakry, capital of the country, on Wednesday, Alpha Bah, UFDG spokesman, said Diallo met with Camara in [...]

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    11 Guineans get life imprisonment for killing anti-Ebola officials

11 Guineans get life imprisonment for killing anti-Ebola officials

A court in Conakry, capital of Guinea, has sentenced 11 men to life imprisonment for killing eight members of an anti-Ebola team in the south-eastern village of Womey in September 2014.The men were also fined $ 137,000, which would be used as compensation to the families of the victims.However, the court acquitted 15 other accused persons for lack of sufficient [...]

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    DAY 14 AFCON 2015

DAY 14 AFCON 2015

Bony’s double seals semifinal spot for the ElephantsWilfried Bony scored twice and Gervinho added a late third to take Cote d’Ivoire into the semi-finals of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with a 3-1 win over Algeria.The Manchester City forward headed the Elephants in front from a right-wing cross by Max Gradel in the 26th minute.Tournament favourites and [...]

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    Guinea win quarter-final ‘lottery’

Guinea win quarter-final ‘lottery’

Guinea will meet Ghana in the Orange Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final after progressing at the expense of Mali in the drawing of lots to decide Group D runners-up.Cote d’Ivoire were already through as group winners, but Guinea and Mali had to wait for the luck of the lot after ending the first round with identical records.A win for either [...]

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    DAY 12 AFCON 2015

DAY 12 AFCON 2015

ELEPHANTS TRAMPLE ON LIONSMax Gradel's 35th minute strike saw the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire beat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 1-0 and finish top of a Group D and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Ahead of the match, all four teams in Group D had exactly the same stats and it boiled down [...]

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    Ebola: Senegal reopens border with Guinea

Ebola: Senegal reopens border with Guinea

Senegal has reopened its land border with Guinea, one of the worst hit countries affected by the the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD).Despite being certified free of the virus, Senegal prevented its West African neighbour from having access into its territory through the borders.Reuters quoted a statement of the country's interior ministry, as saying the improvement noticed on the part [...]

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    DAY 8 AFCON 2015

DAY 8 AFCON 2015

TRAORE’S STRIKE EARNS DRAW WITH CAMEROONIbrahima Traore grabbed a stunning equaliser as Guinea held Cameroon 1-1 in the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match on Saturday.As it stands, all four matches in the group have now ended 1-1, leaving Cameroon, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea all with two points, two goals for and two against.Benjamin Moukandjo gave Cameroon the [...]

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    DAY 4 AFCON 2015

DAY 4 AFCON 2015

IT’S STALEMATE BETWEEN CAMEROON AND MALIThe Indomitable Lions of Cameroon fought back and salvaged a point against Mali thanks to right-back Ambroise Oyongo 84th minute equaliser in their Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) opening game.Sambou Yabatare had given Mali the lead in the 71st minute and the strike looked to have won them all three points but Oyongo [...]

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    Toure aims for first AFCON win in 23 years

Toure aims for first AFCON win in 23 years

Cote d’Ivoire midfield star, Yaya Toure, believes the Elephant can finally live up to their potential by winning the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) this year for the first time since 1992.With the array of players in the team, the Elephants also wear the toga of favourites any time the AFCON is played but they always fail to nick [...]

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