Sierra Leone and Guinea have agreed to establish a Permanent Joint Commission to look into the issue of Yenga, land and maritime encroachment by Guinea Armed Forces and other Guinean nationals into Sierra Leone.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has enabled the immediate disbursement of US$23.9 million to Guinea, bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to US$71.6 million.
The Central Africa region is experiencing rapid urbanization and economic growth, and infrastructure development. These changes, while generally positive and welcome, also make the region more vulnerable to explosive infectious disease outbreaks, according to an international group of scientists.
Africa is unique, culturally diverse with various traditional practices that may play greater roles in creating the enabling environment for viral diseases, such as Ebola.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) report said the Guinean economy is growing at a faster than anticipated pace on the back of buoyant mining activity.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)for Guinea for an amount equivalent to US$170 million, 56.25 percent of Guinea’s quota). The ECF arrangement will support Guinea’s 2016–20… Read More ›
A large study recently began in Liberia, West Africa to examine how genes affect a person’s response to the Ebola virus. The study is enrolling approximately 8,000 adults and children and includes people who got sick with Ebola and survived,… Read More ›