Guinea to vaccinate contacts of Ebola survivors

WHO says that while Ebola is no longer an international health emergency, flare-ups are still to be expected.

Humanitarian crises

The plunder of West Africa Ebola funds

The much-vaunted rebuilding of livelihoods ruined by Ebola is far from happening.

by Fisayo Soyombo

Humanitarian crises

Guinea declared free from Ebola after 2,500 deaths

Liberia remains the only country still battling the disease after Sierre Leone was declared free of virus in November.


Guinea's President Alpha Conde easily wins re-election

Opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo says he does not recognise the result, calling for protests against "fraud".

Inside Story

Can an election help Guinea's democracy?

Vote went peacefully, but there are fears of renewed violence when results are announced.


Guinea votes after campaign plagued with violence

Presidential election is expected to see incumbent President Alpha Conde re-elected for a second term.


Deadly clashes flare ahead of Guinea election

Tensions rise as opposition alleges vote-rigging ahead of Sunday's vote in the troubled West African nation.


UN: Sierra Leone to be Ebola free in 'matter of weeks'

UN Ebola chief says "only a matter of weeks" before S Leone stops epidemic but Guinea outbreak will take more time.


China accused of illegal fishing in West Africa

Environmental group Greenpeace says Chinese fishing boats, some state owned, took advantage of Ebola crisis.


New Ebola cases spike in Guinea and Sierra Leone

Ebola-hit countries reported 35 new Ebola cases in the past week, four times as many as the week before, WHO says.


WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

With no new cases reported in 42 days, WHO says West African nation is now free of disease that killed 4,700 there.


Guinea anti-government protest turns violent

Government says 14 wounded during clashes between demonstrators and security forces over delayed local polls.


Protester killed at anti-government rally in Guinea

At least one person killed by security forces as people protesting against poll delay clash with police, witnesses say.


Anti-government protesters clash with police in Guinea

Fighting breaks out between demonstrators and police in the capital Conakry over demands of fresh local elections.


Guinea declares 45-day Ebola health emergency

Residents' movement to be restricted in five provinces in country's west after new spike in recorded cases.