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Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

Africa in Review 2019, Part II: From Internal Crises and Conflict to Internationalism

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A broader view of cooperation is needed to reach the full potential of the continent Since mid-2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been...

Noguchi Memorial Institute climaxes 40th Anniversary with scientific conference

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The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Thursday opened a two-day international scientific research conference to highlight achievements, challenges and future direction of...
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Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

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The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...

Ebola virus: A high number of cases still reported in DRC

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The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most...
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Russia to Help DRC fight Ebola

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Russia plans to provide medical assistance to deal with and eradicate the fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic...
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DRC Ebola Outbreak: Ethiopia on high alert

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The Ethiopian government said Saturday that it is on high alert to counter the Ebola virus disease following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic...
Thomas Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries.

Ghana issues alert on Ebola

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday issued an alert on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), calling on regional directors to enhance their preparedness. The...
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March 21 major Nigerian media outlets

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-- Borno State lost 20,000 citizens and suffered property damage worth 5.9 billion U.S. dollars in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents in the...
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Ghana democratic credentials will be protected – Mahama

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He said Ghana had in its repertoire seven successful elections and this year's polls would not be different in terms of good security, adequate...
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Ghana government urges alertness as Ebola threat lingers

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Addressing the media in Accra, Segbefia said since the EVD had proven to be stubborn, resurfacing in countries where it had been declared vanquished,...
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Africa’s international tourism growth slowed down by Ebola

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by Justice Lee Adoboe Tourism became one of the sectors where growth suffered in 2014 as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola...

Rebuilding African societies: Solution to healthcare crisis

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By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire A recent trial of a vaccine to prevent the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has taken place in the West...
Over 10,000 lives have been lost to the Ebola viral disease

Ghana border officials undergo Ebola prevention training

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International Organisation for migration (IOM) yesterday launched a series of trainings to build the capacity of border officials to conduct Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)-related...

Ebola virus remains the only undefeated killer in West Africa

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Several cases have been reported amid growing insecurity By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Even though the three states where the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) struck...
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Ghana begins a safety public campaign on Ebola Vaccine Trial

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Ghana rolled out a public awareness campaign on Thursday to assure people that a proposed clinical trial of the Ebola vaccine in some parts...
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Regional bloc expects Sierra Leone, Guinea free of Ebola

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is keen on seeing Sierra Leone and Guinea free of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Ghanaian...
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ECOWAS ministers dialogue on EPAs, common external tariff in Accra

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The 74th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers for sub-regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), opened here on Friday...
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Sub-Sahara Africa?s economies to see lower growth in 2015 – IMF

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The economies of Sub-Sahara African (SSA) African countries will perform quite lower in 2015 than they did in previous years, the International Monetary Fund...
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Ghanaian volunteers working in worst hit Ebola countries to be honoured

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Ghana's government would bestow national honors on 45 health workers who had volunteered to work in the three West African countries, Guinea, Liberia and...

AU, PTA Bank sign MoU for financial support to battle Ebola

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The African Union (AU) and the Eastern and Southern African Trade and development Bank (PTA BANK) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU),...
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Over 200 Ghanaian health personnel trained on Ebola in the C/R

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A day?s training workshop on the early detection and prevention of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been held for more than 200 frontline...

South Africa to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

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The South African government is sending a team comprising one medical doctor and 10 healthcare workers to Sierra Leone to help the country in...

Ebola victims hit 8,000 ? WHO

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The death toll from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has reached 7,905, out of a total 20,206 confirmed, probable and...

Equip traditional authorities to promote development

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The Western Regional House of Chiefs, at its annual general meeting in Sekondi, has called on the government to re-empower chiefs to perform pertinent...
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Collaborate to fight ebola in Africa

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Reverend Edmund Nikoi, Director of Protocol and Media Relations, Magnet Advertising and Marketing Consultancy Limited, said the solution to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...
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No health worker must die of Ebola – sub-regional conference

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A sub-regional conference on Trade Unions and Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness on Thursday opened in Accra to discuss critical issues on the disease...

Two new cases of Ebola in Mali

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Mali?s Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional two new cases of the Ebola virus disease. A statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Dr Isabelle Nuttall, WHO Director, Global Capacities, Alert and Response Health Security and Environment; Mr Sammie Eddico, Ghana?s Ambassador to Switzerland; and Mr Francis Ameyibor, GNA Deputy News Editor

Travel ban will not solve ebola – WHO

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Dr Isabelle Nuttall, World Health Organization (WHO) Director, Global Capacities, Alert and Response, says stopping the entire world from travelling was not the solution...
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Is this Ebola crisis a warning of things to come?

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Before the onset of the Ebola crisis, there were many things about the food habits of Ghanaians that I knew little about. I have...
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Training on Ebola and Cholera surveillance ends

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has held an Ebola and Cholera surveillance and contact tracing training for health workers from all the Regions. The three-day...