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  • Somalia: Food Shortages Worsened By NGO Policy, Anti-Terror Laws [analysis]

    African Arguments

    As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Dead Ebola Victim's Contacts Placed Under Surveillance


    As part of measures to avert the spread of the deadly ebola virus disease, no fewer than 59 contacts of the late Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian patient who died of the disease... Read more »

  • Liberia: Doctor Faces Ebola Stigma After Survival


    Dr. Melvin Korkor, a doctor of Phebe hospital, has beaten the odds and survived Ebola, but he still has one more problem: The stigma carried by the deadly disease. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 20 Million Infected With Hepatitis - Expert


    A medical expert and former Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State chapter, Philip Ugbodaga, on Monday, declared that about 20 million (12 per cent) Nigerians... Read more »

  • Liberia: MOF Officials Under Ebola Surveillance

    New Dawn

    Several senior level officials at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning have been placed under 21 days observatory surveillance. Read more »

  • Liberia: Arik Air Suspends Operation

    New Dawn

    One of Nigeria's foremost airlines, Arik Air on Monday announced that it was suspending all flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone following the widespread of Ebola diseases... Read more »

  • West Africa: Expert Analysis of West Africa's Response to Ebola Outbreak [interview]


    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the country's land borders as her government struggles to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola... Read more »

  • West Africa: Checks for Ebola At West Africa Airports

    Deutsche Welle

    The Ebola outbreak in western Africa has prompted airport controls of passengers following the death of a Liberian in Nigeria last week. More than 670 people have died in Guinea,... Read more »

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