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Guinea celebrates end of ebola

Guinea holds a concert to mark the end of Ebola in its country after it was declared Ebola-free by the WHO.

Guinea holds a concert to mark the end of Ebola in its country after it was declared Ebola-free by the WHO.

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Guinea free of Ebola, says WHO

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

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Mali: rocket attack on Kidal UN base kills 3, injures 20

The United Nations says at least two of its personnel and one civilian have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern

The United Nations says at least two of its personnel and one civilian have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern

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Tense presidential poll after clashes in Guinea

Guinea’s President Alpha Conde is widely expected to win a second mandate today in the West African country’s second free election since independence

Guinea’s President Alpha Conde is widely expected to win a second mandate today in the West African country’s second free election since independence

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Deadly spread of Ebola 'could be stopped by end of year'

Ebola’s devastating grip on West Africa could be lifted by the end of year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO says Guinea is

Ebola’s devastating grip on West Africa could be lifted by the end of year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO says Guinea is

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Guinea's opposition calls for a halt to violent protests

Opposition parties in Guinea have called for violent protests to stop after one person was killed and at least ten others were injured. Guinea

Opposition parties in Guinea have called for violent protests to stop after one person was killed and at least ten others were injured. Guinea

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Ebola leaves damage that will take decades for W.Africa to repair

Back to class at one Liberian school after a seven-month break. The Ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the

Back to class at one Liberian school after a seven-month break. The Ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the

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Ebola "slowing" in West Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa appears to be slowing down, according to the UN special envoy on the virus, but he added the battle was far from

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa appears to be slowing down, according to the UN special envoy on the virus, but he added the battle was far from

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Ebola can be beaten by the end of 2015 says UN mission head

Months of hard work lie ahead but the world can stamp out the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the end of the year according to the outgoing chief of

Months of hard work lie ahead but the world can stamp out the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the end of the year according to the outgoing chief of

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Ban Ki-moon praises healthcare workers in Ebola-hit African countries

During a trip to Sierra Leone and Liberia the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus

During a trip to Sierra Leone and Liberia the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus

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Liberia ends state of emergency over Ebola

Liberia has ended its state of emergency over Ebola in place since August. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also announced that night curfews would

Liberia has ended its state of emergency over Ebola in place since August. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also announced that night curfews would

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Asia 'must do more' to fight Ebola, says World Bank group president

Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim. The virus has killed more

Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim. The virus has killed more

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Doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola infection

A doctor in New York has tested positive for Ebola after treating patients in West Africa. Thirty three-year-old Dr Craig Spencer had been working

A doctor in New York has tested positive for Ebola after treating patients in West Africa. Thirty three-year-old Dr Craig Spencer had been working

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Health expert casts doubt over Ebola vaccine for West Africa

A global heath expert has cast doubt over frantic attempts to produce a vaccine to combat Ebola. Anne Roemer-Mahler, from the University of

A global heath expert has cast doubt over frantic attempts to produce a vaccine to combat Ebola. Anne Roemer-Mahler, from the University of

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Ebola outlook darkens

The Ebola epidemic has killed more people in seven months than all other Ebola outbreaks in almost 40 years. The World Health Organisation and the

The Ebola epidemic has killed more people in seven months than all other Ebola outbreaks in almost 40 years. The World Health Organisation and the

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UN warns over Ebola as Sierra Leone lockdown begins

Sierra Leone has begun a three-day nationwide lockdown as it confronts a worsening Ebola outbreak. Practically the entire 6 million population has

Sierra Leone has begun a three-day nationwide lockdown as it confronts a worsening Ebola outbreak. Practically the entire 6 million population has

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Guinea announces new measures to stop Ebola

The Guinean government has set up a medical checkpoint near the country’s border with Sierra Leone in an attempt to stop the spread of

The Guinean government has set up a medical checkpoint near the country’s border with Sierra Leone in an attempt to stop the spread of

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Sierra Leone to impose lockdown as Ebola outbreak spreads

As an Ebola outbreak spreads out of control in West Africa, Sierra Leone has announced a four-day nationwide lockdown. People will be forced to

As an Ebola outbreak spreads out of control in West Africa, Sierra Leone has announced a four-day nationwide lockdown. People will be forced to

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WHO: Ebola outbreak could spread to 10 more countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is warning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people. It says the virus may spread

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is warning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people. It says the virus may spread

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Healthcare workers pay heavy price in Ebola fight

As the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to spread, frontline workers are being shown how best to prevent the spread of the virus – and protect

As the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to spread, frontline workers are being shown how best to prevent the spread of the virus – and protect

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Senegal suspends air links with three Ebola-affected countries

Senegal blocked a regional UN aid flight from landing on Friday and has banned all further connections with several countries affected by the Ebola

Senegal blocked a regional UN aid flight from landing on Friday and has banned all further connections with several countries affected by the Ebola

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Ebola virus affecting tourism, say travel agents

Tourists are turning away from Africa in their droves after the Ebola outbreak and are cancelling trips including those to destinations thousands of

Tourists are turning away from Africa in their droves after the Ebola outbreak and are cancelling trips including those to destinations thousands of

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Ebola crisis: fears on how long it will take to control virus

The Ebola virus that has shaken health officials amid fresh fears it is a bigger threat than was first thought. Experts have been speaking out with

The Ebola virus that has shaken health officials amid fresh fears it is a bigger threat than was first thought. Experts have been speaking out with

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Guinea flattens shanty town to combat Ebola spread

Authorities in Guinea are taking radical action to fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Security forces in Conakry, the capital of the west

Authorities in Guinea are taking radical action to fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Security forces in Conakry, the capital of the west

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President of Guinea declares national emergency over Ebola

The president of Guinea has declared the country to be in a “national health emergency” and announced a string of measures to combat the deadly Ebola

The president of Guinea has declared the country to be in a “national health emergency” and announced a string of measures to combat the deadly Ebola

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Liberian president apologises for high Ebola virus death toll

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pledged over thirteen point four million euros to health workers who have been fighting the Ebola

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pledged over thirteen point four million euros to health workers who have been fighting the Ebola

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Ebola scare at London's Gatwick airport after passenger dies

A passenger who died at London’s Gatwick airport shortly after arriving from The Gambia has tested negative for the Ebola virus, according to

A passenger who died at London’s Gatwick airport shortly after arriving from The Gambia has tested negative for the Ebola virus, according to