Guinea

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.

Elections

Guinea votes after campaign plagued with violence

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

Elections

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.

Health

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.

Environment

China accused of illegal fishing in West Africa

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

Health

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.

Health

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.

Politics

Guinea anti-government protest turns violent

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

Politics

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.

Politics

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.

Health

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.

Health

Liberia's last Ebola patient dies from virus

Woman dies in Monrovia treatment centre as the Liberian government again begins countdown to become Ebola-free.