Tag: Ebola virus

Ivory Coast is among the countries of West Africa that will have a promising economic growth in spite of the break out of the Ebola virus disease, the murderous attacks by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, and the fall of the rates of the petroleum products. The government has just announced that they have planned a 9.4 % economic growth and a 1 ...
Wayeno] - On Tuesday, 26th May 2015, the Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux foundation in France awarded the Christophe Mérieux Prize 2015 to the Congolese doctor Jean-Jacques Muyembe of the national institute for biomedical researches (INRB). His award for 500 000 euros encourages his research works on the Ebola infectious disease of in the basin ...
The time is for the point at the African Development Bank (ADB). Donald Kaberuka, chairman of the institution during the last ten years is satisfied by his performances at the head of the institution. Last 25th May during the opening ceremony of the annual meetings of the bank, he evoked his two mandates in figures. "During the last ten years, ...
Eleven (11) thousand, that is the number of deaths caused by the Ebola virus within one year. In a report, the UNO experts accused the World Health Organization (WHO) by denouncing failures and dysfunctions of the international organization in its management of the epidemic. According to a group of 8 experts investigators appointed by the UN ...
Good news for the Liberians. The World Health Organization (WHO) will officially announce the eradication of the Ebola virus disease in Liberia on 9th May 2015. According to BBC that released the news, this declaration will be only possible if no new case of the virus is detected so far. Liberia finally has von the war against the Ebola viru ...
Josiane Ki was crowned Miss University 2015, a beauty competition that henceforth acts as Miss of the Faso. Between fashion show and dance, 18 candidates coming from various universities, high schools and secondary schools of Burkina, competed in beauty, elegance, charm and skills. It was during a prestigious evening which took place last Sa ...
Would you like to discover and appreciate the cultural wealth of the continent and Europe through the Afro-contemporary dance? No worries as you just need attend the 3rd edition of the International Dance Festival of Ouagadougou (FIDO), planned from 17th to 24th January of this year. The opening ceremony of the festival will be held at the F ...
The 24th edition of the Pan-African Cinema and Television Festival of Ouagadougou is one of the great sub-regional meetings that will be held as initially planned, meaning from 28th February to 7th March 2015. Most of the great periodic meetings were postponed at a later date or simply cancelled for fear of the Ebola virus that continues rav ...
Outside its 50 years of existence, the Brasserie BB du Togo (Brewery Company) continues its series of actions in favor of the Togolese population. Indeed last Thursday, the BB donated pharmaceutical and surgical materials to the "Santé & Education Intégrales - Afrique" association. According to the human resources manager of the BB, this ...
Africa Top Success reported it that the spreading of the Ebola virus disease in certain countries of West Africa (Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone), impacts the State economies and can be source of a new series of famine if nothing is done. The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), in association with the Kenyan State, participates in ...
In Mali, a person suffering from the hemorrhagic Ebola fever was declared healed bringing the number of healing cases registered to two up to date in the country, announced on Thursday the government in its daily paper on the evolution of the epidemic. It was about the only case under treatment in the country. The person was released on Thur ...
Several African Heads of States are meeting from 29th to 30th November 2014 in the Senegalese capital town within the framework of the 15th OIF Summit. And it is exactly the opportunity seized by about twenty artists from West Africa calling on these African leaders to think on Ebola virus that continues to kill people in several countries o ...
It started well for a wonderful opportunity for the country of Mohamed VI to forget a little bit the bad memory of the transfer of AFCON 2015 to Equatorial Guinea and the sanctions that followed. In fact, the team of the movie, "Batman Vs Superman", the last opus by saga Batman, that should travel to Morocco for the shooting of some film footage ...
The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa tends to hide the presence of the HIV / AIDS, considered as the disease of the century. In press conference last Thursday in the office of Unesco, Mamadou Diallo, the UNAIDS regional manager for West and Central Africa, indicated that the virus will be outfought before 2030. "Within 2020, 90 ...
The Ebola virus disease continues tormenting African cultural promoters. The disease that rages in three West African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea), obliges the steering committee for the 9th of Black Divinities Festival to cancel the event planned in Togo. Before this new decision, the 12th International Trade Fair of Lomé was post ...
The cultural sector of Burkina-Faso is not saved by the political crisis occurred in the country last week. The destruction of hotel infrastructures, the curfew decree and the climate of insecurity are not favorable for Burkinabe cultural promoters. In an interview granted to the colleagues from Burkina24.com, Désiré Ouédraogo, technical inspec ...
The situation in Burkina Faso after the fall of Blaise Compaoré is at the heart of the discussions during the extraordinary summit of the Heads of States and governments opened on Thursday in the Ghanaian capital town. At first, this meeting was planned to be an opportunity to discuss about the Ebola virus. But the urgent case in Burkina Fas ...
Grand Mopao still draws attention. The Congolese artist, accustomed to police stations, was arrested on Tuesday to have chosen a nickname that Congolese police does appreciate. Koffi Olomidé made him called "Vieux Ebola" (Old Ebola) on a banner announcing his next concert. Ebola killed 50 people in DR of Congo and this new naming of the Congolese a ...
In front of devastation of Ebola virus fever in West Africa, actors in diverse domains make a commitment through actions intended to slow down its spreading or at least, preserve "zero case" status in countries where the disease is not declared. It is from this perspective that the Burkinabe musician, Madess has just introduced a national to ...
The edition 2014 of Kora Awards will no more take place on 14th December as announced. The steering committee of the prestigious evening that rewards the best artists of the continent expresses its solidarity towards the countries affected by the Ebola virus disease (Sierra-Léone, Cape Verde, Guinea). In a communiqué published on its officia ...
Growth is assured in Africa. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its biannual report published on 7th October indicated that the growth in sub-Saharan Africa will be at 5,1 % in 2014 contrary to 5,4 % announced. The year 2015 will be much more favorable with a growth estimated at 5,8 %. The International Monetary Fund explains this grow ...
The second edition of the International Marriage Fair of Ouagadougou (SIMO) was held from 26th to 28th September in the capital town of Burkina Faso around the theme: "inconveniences of cohabitation in the society". According to Lilyane Maïga, promoter of the event, the idea is to try by all means in order to promote marriage. On this occ ...
The second edition of "Lomé Basket Camp" started on Monday, 18th August. According to the Basketball League of Lomé Golf, 100 Togolese children (12 - 18 years) will benefit from the two week training organized in support of the USA embassy in Togo. As topical question, the participants will be informed about the Ebola virus. They will also bene ...
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