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Ebola: 'The biggest enemies we have are complacency and fatigue'The most dangerous stage for Ebola-stricken countries has been overcome but, with a drop in the number of contaminations, Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed, head of the UN mission for…
Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombersLiberia's President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, was in Brussels this week to attend an international conference on the fight against Ebola. During her visit, she spoke to FRANCE 24's…
EYE ON AFRICA
Freetown blames Ebola spike on mistrust of medical adviceLast week saw 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola logged in the countries at the heart of the West African epidemic that has claimed around 10,000 lives over the last year. Sierra…
Schools reopen as Liberia turns page on EbolaLiberian children began returning to school in Monday after lessons were delayed for months by the deadly Ebola outbreak.
EYE ON AFRICA
DR Congo: Clashes continue over proposed electoral lawIn DR Congo, human rights groups claim dozens have died, the government says far fewer - this as police crack down on demonstrations against a planned change to the electoral law.
GUINEA - EBOLA
UN chief tours West Africa as challenges plague Ebola responseUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is ending his tour of Ebola-stricken countries in Guinea, where healthcare workers still battle some patients' reluctance to get tested and…
Tunisia presidential elections: Final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's voteAmid tight security, over 5 million Tunisians are being called to the polls to elect a new president. UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon praises health workers battling Ebola on his tour of…
Nigeria mosque blast: Scores die in attack during prayers in KanoViolence continues as Nigeria struggles with insurgency. Authorities say at least 120 people have been killed and close to 300 injured in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in…
Bullying gone bad in Gabon and taxi racketeers in Ivory CoastA 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…
Ebola brings Guinea, Sierra Leone to brink of recessionThe World Bank said Tuesday that the fallout from the deadly Ebola pandemic will push Guinea and Sierra Leone into recession next year.
Hollande warns against isolating Ebola-hit countriesFrench President François Hollande visited Guinea on Friday, where he warned of the possible economic and political dangers of isolating countries afflicted by the Ebola epidemic.