Kenya kills suspects after coastal massacresKenyan security forces have killed several people suspected of involvement in twin massacres on the coast which killed at least 65 people. The Interior Ministry said the suspects w...
Afrobeat: Guinean singer Sia Tolno proud to be an 'African Woman'Sia Tolno is a Guinean Afrobeat singer whose talents have seen her compared to established greats like Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba. She left her homeland in Sierra Leone as a chi...
A train derailment in DR Congo and rice looting in GuineaA news show produced exclusively from content provided by amateurs. Photos, videos and personal accounts from our network of Observers around the world - all checked by our staff i...
Current Ebola epidemic 'unprecedented', WHO warnsThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has called the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus believed to have killed more than 100 people in Guinea among the "most challenging"...
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Guinea's gold rushJulien Pain meets Observers to discuss the memorable events they have witnessed.
Plane from Guinea quarantined in Paris amid Ebola concernsA flight from the Guinean capital of Conakry was quarantined in Paris for two hours on Friday morning, amid rising concern over the unprecedented Ebola epidemic that has hit the We...
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France 'on alert’ amid Guinea Ebola outbreakFrance has called for extra “vigilance” among domestic medical services following an unprecedented Ebola outbreak in former French colony Guinea.
Ebola threat 'unprecedented'There are warnings that Ebola has spread at an unprecedented rate in Guinea Conakry as Liberia confirms its first cases and Senegal shuts its borders to Guinea. Also fatal bomb bla...
Ebola cases confirmed in ConakryConakry's worst fears have been realised as five cases of the deadly Ebola virus are confirmed in the Guinean capital, one of them fatal. The epidemic has already claimed doze...
Ebola cases confirmed in Guinean capital ConakryAn Ebola epidemic that has killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, Guinea's health minister said Thursday, with four new c...
Death toll from Ugandan ferry sinking tops 100The death toll from the Ugandan boat that went down over the weekend rises to above 100. The crammed vessel was carrying hundreds of Congolese refugees making a desperate dash to...
Ebola epidemic reaches Guinea capital, UNICEF saysAn epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea has now reached the country’s capital of Conakry, the United Nations children's agency said on Sunday.