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Liberians say ‘no’ to big hugs and handshakes to keep Ebola at bay

Liberians say ‘no’ to big hugs and handshakes to keep Ebola at bay

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

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Most developing countries will benefit from oil price slump, says World Bank Group

Most developing countries will benefit from oil price slump, says World Bank Group

Gains from low oil prices can be substantial for developing-country importers if supported by stronger global growth, says a World Bank Group analysis of the oil price decline, contained in the latest edition of Global Economic Prospects

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Ebola death toll nears 8,000 – WHO

Ebola death toll nears 8,000 – WHO

The death toll from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has reached 7,905, out of a total 20,206 confirmed, probable and suspected cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said

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West African state plotted Sgt. Doe’s death

West African state plotted Sgt. Doe’s death

General Arnold Quainoo, a former Army Commander, on Wednesday broke his long silence over his complicity in the assassination of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe of Liberia

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Ebola: Fighting a deadly virus

Ebola: Fighting a deadly virus

The sight of an Ebola patient is frightening. Sharon Washington, an employee of Liberia’s foreign ministry, got married in January this year at a colourful ceremony in the capital Monrovia

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Ebola: A wake-up call for leaders

Ebola: A wake-up call for leaders

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has exposed the underbelly of many of Africa’s healthcare systems

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2015: Amaechi Will Uproot Jonathan, Sambo From Aso Rock – Rivers APC

2015: Amaechi Will Uproot Jonathan, Sambo From Aso Rock – Rivers APC

The appointment of Governor Chibuike Amaechi as the Director General of the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation is a masterstroke which will send President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo packing from Aso Rock come 2015

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Nigeria: Court report on SCOAN collapsed building 23rd December 2014

The National Executive Coordinator of the non-governmental organization, Life Savers Foundation (LSF), Mrs Fola Shoetan, has revealed that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are not adequately equipped to manage disaster situations in the country

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Mahama commends Obama for lifting Cuba sanctions

Mahama commends Obama for lifting Cuba sanctions

The Government of Ghana has commended the United States of America (USA) and Cuba for their recent initiative to normalise relations between them

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Aircraft That Flew Over Synagogue Building Belongs To The Military – Nama

Aircraft That Flew Over Synagogue Building Belongs To The Military – Nama

The National Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has finally admitted that the aircraft that flew four times above the building at The SCOAN before its tragic symmetrical collapse belongs to the military

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Africa to push development agenda at upcoming climate summit

Africa to push development agenda at upcoming climate summit

There is no country in the world that has been unaffected by climate change, and no continent in the world has been more affected than Africa – and that state of affairs appears unlikely to change anytime soon

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Ghanaians recruited into Boko Haram

Ghanaians recruited into Boko Haram

A number of Ghanaian nationals have offered themselves to train and be recruited into terror groups in the West African sub-region including the dreaded Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria

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Seventeen Australian health workers to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

Seventeen Australian health workers to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

Seventeen Australian health workers are departing Australia for West Africa to train and prepare to provide clinical care in an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone

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Gambia: “Aggravated Homosexuality’’ Offence Carries Life Sentence

Gambia: “Aggravated Homosexuality’’ Offence Carries Life Sentence

Gambia’s recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even greater risk of abuse, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today

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EBOLA: This catastrophe must never happen again

EBOLA: This catastrophe must never happen again

Following the Ebola virus outbreak, the United Nations set up its first-ever public health mission – the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) to deal with the pandemic

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Nigeria: We’ll Beat PDP Mercilessly in 2015, Rivers APC Declares

Nigeria: We’ll Beat PDP Mercilessly in 2015, Rivers APC Declares

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that it will beat the main opposition party in the State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ruthlessly during next year’s governorship and other elections