West Africa’s Ebola crisis deepens,500+ dead.

Health workers carry an Ebola virus victim in Kenema, Sierra Leone

 Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the custom in traditional funerals. Some desperate relatives brought their loved ones to the distant capital in search of better medical care, unknowingly spreading More...

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By On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situation as of 9 May 2014)-WHO

  Guinea As of 18:00 on 7 May 2014, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 236 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including 158 deaths. Since the last update of More...

Far Left: Minneapolis Institute of Arts; middle: Estate of William Siegmann, Brooklyn; right: Photograph by Fanko Khoury, National Museum of African Art.
By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone:-”Symbolism reveals inner beauty in ‘Visions from the Forests.”

 In the Western world, airbrushed photos of Miranda Kerr dictate what beauty is. In West Africa, the Mende people use intricately carved wooden masks to communicate female aesthetic ideals. Far Left: Minneapolis More...

Curbing the outbreak ... health workers, dressed in head-to-toe "Ebola suits", leave Uige, about 300km north of the Angolan capital, Luanda, to collect a man dying from haemorrhagic fever in 2005. (file photo)
By On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Ebola virus identified as source of Guinea’s deadly haemorrhagic fever epidemic

 The Ebola virus has been identified as the source of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in southern Guinea, the west African nation said on Saturday as the death toll rose to 34. Curbing the outbreak ... More...

Gambia President Yahya Jammeh (file photo)
By On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

The Gambia to implement new policy that would change the country’s language from English to a local language.

  Gambia President Yahya Jammeh says he wants to implement new policy that would change the country’s language from English to a local language. Gambia President Yahya Jammeh (file photo) “We no longer More...

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By On Friday, March 7th, 2014

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency arrests Sierra Leonean with cocaine in soap tablets

 WorldStage Newsonline– A 35-year-old citizen of Sierra Leone have been apprehended by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport More...

A general view of congested traffic in central Lagos, Nigeria.
By On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Nigeria Considers Doubling Diaspora Bond to Lure Citizens Abroad

  Nigeria may more than double the size of a planned $100 million diaspora bond to tap demand from nationals living outside the continent’s most populous nation to fund projects back home. A general view More...

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By On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

2014 WAEC Official Timetable For Sierra Leone,Nigeria, Ghana, & The Gambia May/June WASSCE is Out

  Mon, 24th March to Thursday, 10th April, 2014  FOOD & NUT PRACTICAL —- (Time will be fixed)   Tue, 1st April, 2014:  Civic Education 2 (Essay) —————– 08.30am More...

Building roads in Abuja
By On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Africa: Growing Nigeria Must Trade More With Africa, Experts

 By: DOUGLAS IMARALU  (TrustMedia-London) Nigeria will overtake South Africa as Africa’s largest economy in the next two years, experts predict. But concern is also rising that by not doing “enough” More...

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By On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Gambia Cancels Exploration Licenses on Petroleum Law Violations with immediate effect.

 By: Suwaibou Touray  Jan 7, 2014 Gambia has terminated offshore and onshore licenses of three oil explorers that the West African nation said violated its petroleum law. “These licenses have been terminated More...