Guinea

Guinea opposition leaders jailed

Rights group criticised the ruling, saying “no one should be detained for having organised or called for a peaceful demonstration”.

Somaliland gets the red carpet

The self-governing territory’s president received a head of state’s welcome in Guinea, much to Somalia’s fury

Ebola fear empties DRC village schools

Teaching staff and aid workers fear that children who walk around freely in the village pose a risk far worse than they would pose in a classroom

Guinea pleads for calm after 7 people die in post-election violence

Activists have erected barricades in several neighbourhoods in the capital, Conakry

New Ebola case in DRC

There is, however, good reason to believe that the country can prevent an outbreak, given its recent history of dealing with Ebola outbreaks.

Liberia says latest Ebola fatality travelled to Guinea

A woman who died of Ebola in Liberia is thought to have contracted the disease in Guinea.

Ebola clinic reopens in Guinea after virus resurfaces

The WHO has dispatched an expert team to southern Guinea after new cases of Ebola surfaced there.

Guinea declared Ebola free

The declaration by authorities was met with mixed emotions, the memory of the virus that has left more than 2 500 people dead still too fresh.

Chinese workers brave Ebola and win friends

As workers fled the outbreak in West Africa, China International Water and Electric employees stayed put to finish the Kaleta dam in Guinea.

‘Marshall plan’ needed to rescue Ebola-ravaged countries

Oxfam has called for a multimillion-dollar plan to rebuild the economies of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, ahead of a recovery summit in Brussels.

SA politicians and spies named in Guinea ‘mines-for-votes’ rumpus

A London court is hearing lurid claims of bribery involving the West African country’s 2010 poll.

Ebola flight risk fears ungrounded

There is little reason to worry even if a fellow passenger has contracted the disease.

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Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences