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Saliou Samb

Guinea medics track suspected Ebola cluster after one case confirmed

Apr 02 2021

CONAKRY Medics in Guinea were on Friday racing to track down suspected carriers of the Ebola virus, after they fled a southeastern town where the country's first case in nearly a month was detected the previous day.

WHO alerts six African countries after Ebola outbreaks

Feb 16 2021

CONAKRY The World Health Organization has asked six African countries to be alert for possible Ebola infections, as Guinea on Tuesday reported new cases and Democratic Republic of Congo said its new infections were a resurgence of a previous outbreak.

WHO alerts six African countries after Ebola outbreaks

Feb 16 2021

CONAKRY The World Health Organization has asked six African countries to be alert for possible Ebola infections, as Guinea on Tuesday reported new cases and Democratic Republic of Congo said its new infections were a resurgence of a previous outbreak.

Guinea tracks potential Ebola contacts, says it can overcome new outbreak

Feb 15 2021

CONAKRY Guinea is tracking down people who potentially had contact with Ebola patients and will rush vaccines to the affected area as soon as possible following at least three deaths from the disease, Health Minister Remy Lamah said on Monday.

Guinea tracks potential Ebola contacts, says can overcome new outbreak

Feb 15 2021

CONAKRY Guinea is tracking down people who potentially came in contact with Ebola patients and will rush out vaccines to the area as soon as it can get them, after three people died of the disease, Health Minister Remy Lamah said on Monday.

Guinea President Conde vows to tackle corruption during third term

Dec 15 2020

CONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde promised on Tuesday to tackle corruption among senior officials during his third term, with policies aimed at helping the poor in the minerals-rich nation whom he described as victims of bureaucratic neglect.

Guinea court confirms President Conde's re-election for third term

Nov 07 2020

CONAKRY Guinea's top court on Saturday confirmed President Alpha Conde's victory in last month's election, rejecting accusations of fraud and handing him a third term his opponents say is unconstitutional.

'Disgrace' and a 'mess': Africans taken aback by U.S. election turmoil

Nov 05 2020

ABIDJAN/CONAKRY For some Africans, President Donald Trump's actions in the aftermath of the U.S. election have been a cause for dark humour, while others reacted with dismay or disbelief. | Video

Guinea's Conde wins presidency with 59.5% of vote: election commission

Oct 24 2020

CONAKRY President Alpha Conde of Guinea won the Oct. 18 election with 59.5% of the vote, according to a full preliminary tally from the election commission on Saturday.

Gunfire and barricades in Guinea as president heads for third term

Oct 23 2020

CONAKRY Gunfire rang out across Guinea's capital Conakry on Friday and security forces dispersed protesters after results showed President Alpha Conde winning re-election in a poll the opposition says was unconstitutional.

World News

Biden pointedly asks Putin about cyberattacks at summit

GENEVA (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday how he would feel if someone carried out a ransomware attack on Russian oil pipelines, a pointed question during their summit that illustrated the breadth of their disagreements.