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UNMEER Chief says Ebola comeback in Liberia unders

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Monrovia, 2 July 2015 - The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) warns of the need to maintain active surveillance in West Africa as new Ebola cases resurface in Liberia, nearly two months into the country being declared free of the virus. The Government of Liberia announc ...

Olx Gives Back With Radio Personalities To Raise Funds For Charity

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Nigeria rsquo;s number 1 online classifieds site OLX, has given close to N2 million to charity in less than a year, raised by the OLX Gives Back initiative in partnership with Yaw, Mannie, Dan Foster and Olisa Adibua. The radio personalities sold their personal items on OLX and proceeds from the ...

Olorogun O'tega Emerhor's Political Detractors And The Finger Of God.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
The victory of President Mohammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential elections is well deserved and good for a new social order and will enthrone good governance. However, it has also attracted political forces who are at the moment working extremely hard to pull down Olorogun O 39;tega Emerhor, the ...

Ikere Kingmakers Uphold Adejimi As Oba-elect

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Eleven out of the 14 kingmakers in Ikere Ekiti, the second largest town in Ekiti State have unanimously upheld the selection of Prince Samuel Adejimi Adu as the Oba-Elect for the town with a claim that his selection followed due process as stipulated by the extant laws on chieftancy matters in the s ...

Ebola: A Bumpy Road To Zero Transmission

Monday, April 6, 2015
Paolo Conteh, Sierra Leone s defence minister and head of the country s National Ebola Response Centre, was an athlete who set a 400-metres national record in 1982 that remains unbeaten to this day. These days, Mr. Conteh uses a sporting analogy to explain the fight against the Ebola virus diseas ...

African Union Commission Applauds The Development And Initial Safety Compliance

Monday, March 30, 2015
Monday, 30 March 2015: Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), says that the initial safety compliance of two possible Ebola vaccinations, currently part of a clinical trial in Liberia, is a significant step forward in the eradication of the disease. ...

African Unions Welcomes Back The First Group Of Its Heroines And Heroes In The F

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Addis Ababa, 24 February 2014- 17 ASEOWA (African Union Support to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa) health workers, who were the first to be deployed to fight Ebola, returned from Liberia on 22nd February, upon completion of their tour of duty and were welcomed back by the Chairperson of the ...

Ebola threatens economic gains in affected countries

Saturday, February 7, 2015
The economic impact of the Ebola virus outbreak in the most affected countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is still unravelling. Figures are being collected and it is still unclear when the deadly virus will be contained. Even the most optimistic projections paint an uncertain economic futu ...

Liberians Say ‘no’ To Big Hugs And Handshakes To Keep Ebola At Bay

Thursday, January 15, 2015
At the entrances to private and public buildings in Monrovia, Liberia s capital, a new custom has emerged since the outbreak of the Ebola virus: visitors wash their hands upon entering and exiting. Tap buckets conveniently placed in hallways dispense a mixture of water and chlorine or bleach from wh ...

Various strains of Ebola virus

Thursday, January 15, 2015
The first case of Ebola was reported in August 1976 in the Yambuku District of Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), by Dr. Peter Piot, a Belgian microbiologist, who currently heads the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a team of infectious disease experts. The out ...