Tag Archives: West Africa

26Jan/16
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Ghanaians decry transfer of ex-Guantanamo prisoners to their country

Public outcry in Ghana following decision to transfer two Yemeni detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the country. Many say they view the men as a security threat to the West African nation, located in a region struggling to cope with the rise of several militant Islamist insurgencies.
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31Jul/15

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials promising

REUTERS/ MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES HANDOUT/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION) – It may soon be possible to protect humans against the deadly Ebola virus.

A new vaccine being tested in Guinea has been 100-percent effective,
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15Jun/15

Tiny Togo – Africa’s new financial hub?

(REUTERS) – West Africa’s Togo is bursting with ambition.

The small nation is home to around 7 million people.

And reforms have led major banks to headquarter themselves in its capital Lome.

Ecobank is one such bank, its founder Gervais Djondo.
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01Apr/15

Experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies

Early tests of experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies, researchers say.

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