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World Health Organization
Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update
As of 18:00 on 16 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease , including 122 deaths.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission
The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's poilce while extending by two years a mission to train the army.
Mali remains free of deadly Ebola epidemic
Mali said on Tuesday it was clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind around 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.
Emirates News Agency
Intergovernmental experts group discusses rules for Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund of OIC
WAM JEDDAH, 15th April, 2014 -- The Intergovernmental Group of Experts of the Organization of Islamic Conference has begun its meeting in Jeddah to discuss the rules of the OIC Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage -agency
Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania's ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Mali: Update on the response to Ebola
A cumulative number of 8 suspected cases were detected and removed. The ninth sample was taken on woman who died suddenly while traveling on Siguiri-Bamako axis).
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New Mali PM chooses ministers with focus on reconciliation
Mali's new Prime Minister Moussa Mara formed a government, with the outgoing foreign minister becoming reconciliation minister as the deeply-divided nation recovers from months of ruinous conflict.
The Broken Dreams Children-A Factual Documentary By Moctar Menta
"This is a factual documentary on Malian Child Miners,who worked more than 16 hours a day in Mali small scale gold mines.Director is running a campaign on Indiegogo to collect funds for this documentary.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mali: 3 quizzed in attack on ex-leader's home
A video that shows Zimbabweans in Harare dancing and swinging happily as they go about their daily chores has gone viral.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Mali: Two of three suspected Ebola cases test negative
In Mali, three patients with symptoms resembling those of Ebola virus were detected last week and placed in solitary confinement.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Failed rocket attack in northern Mali
Botswana President Ian Khama has reportedly sacked a Zimbabwean national who was a magistrate at one of the country's courts after he refused to be transferred to another court.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Mali's new PM in talks to form govt
BAMAKO: Mali's new prime minister was in talks yesterday to appoint a government to lead the west African nation's post-war recovery after the surprise resignation of his predecessor and the entire cabinet.
Questions about the suspected Ebola case in Ghana
Via TheGlobalDispatch.com, a rehash of the Ghana News Agency report: Suspected Ebola case investigated in Ghana .
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Timbuktu is being restored brick by brick
The minaret of the Djingareyber mosque in Timbuktu before jihadists destroyed two of its tombs.
Voice of America
Mali's Government Resigns, New Prime Minister Appointed
Mali's government has resigned, and town planning minister Moussa Mara will become prime minister, according to a presidential spokesman who appeared on state television late Saturday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Nigeria: Has Boko Haram Become More Than Just Nigeria's Problem?
In a communiqu released on 13 March, Nigeria's Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, warned of the growing threat posed by the Boko Haram Islamist extremist sect.
Mali suspects first Ebola cases as regional death toll tops 90
People walk in front of the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the ebola disease are being treated, in Conakry March 28, 2014 REUTERS/Saliou Samb BAMAKO, April 4 - Mali said it had identified its first possible cases of Ebola since the start of an outbreak in neighbouring Guinea, adding to fears that the deadly virus was spreading ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Mali reports 3 suspected Ebola cases
Passengers are now able to travel to 15 destinations across Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, following Pan African low cost airline fastjet's new alliance.
Anchorage Daily News
International Blues Express traces blues from Mali to New Orleans
Although Sidi Toure wasn't related to the renowned Malian musician Ali Farka Toure, Watson knew he'd likely be in for a dose of West African blues when he checked out the musician at the 2012 Vancouver Folk Festival.
South China Morning Post
'I don't want to go': Chinese tourist's last words as kidnappers with 'inside help' drag her from hotel
The gunmen who raided a Malaysian resort and abducted a Chinese woman and a hotel worker may have had help from hotel staff, police have revealed "Anyone wanting to enter the resort area needed to be brought or let in by [hotel] staff," Police Commissioner Hamza Taib said at at a press conference in Kota Kinabalu, after visiting the Sabah resort ... (more)