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Chinese see ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’ in (Ebola) crisis. What do West Africans see?

17 Jan

I like Wu Jianmin, a former Chinese ambassador to the United States who now advises his country’s foreign ministry, particularly for his stance in defence of his compatriots when asked a question by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour regarding a purportedly callous attitude of some Chinese businesspeople who tend to place moneymaking above life-saving in West Africa. Continue reading

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Post-Ebola rebuilding to be bigger than for decade-long war – Sierra Leone Minister

17 Jan

In her presentation at a 3-day symposium at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University on Thursday with the title “The Ebola Outbreak: Challenges and Next Steps For the Future”, Sierra Leone’s Deputy Health Minister posits that the country’s post Ebola rebuilding effort will be bigger than that of the concluded eleven years civil war. Continue reading

Most intense Ebola transmission in West Africa reported in western Sierra Leone – UN

31 Dec

The number of Ebola cases is fluctuating in Guinea, decreasing in Liberia and showing signs the increase has slowed in Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today as the UN development agency said it is helping the Liberian Government build border posts to cut the cross-border spread of infection in West Africa. Continue reading

Americans congratulate Burkinabes

12 Dec

On behalf of the American people and President Obama, I congratulate the people of Burkina Faso on Continue reading

Australia: New Measures In The Fight Against Ebola

5 Nov

The Commonwealth Government will increase Australia’s $18 million contribution to the response to Ebola in West Africa and strengthen preparations to detect and respond to a possible Ebola case in Australia. Continue reading

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