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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Guinea

This year
Coups d'état: How France's imperial legacy continues to influence West African politics
The military leaders in Niger have this week ordered the expulsion of the French ambassador Sylvain Itte despite his refusal to recognise the authority of the junta.
Last year
Gambia capitalise on Naby Keita's absence as Guinea crash out of AFCON
The Liverpool midfielder was suspended for his side’s stunning loss to the lowest-ranked team remaining.
All time
Liverpool ‘satisfied Naby Keita is safe’ as they work to get him out of Guinea
The 26-year-old was on international duty in his homeland when an apparent military coup took place.
Guinean government dissolved and borders shut, army colonel says
The whereabouts of President Alpha Conde were not known.
First case of Ebola-like Marburg disease recorded in West Africa
The virus is carried by bats and has a fatality rate of up to 88%.
Guinea health chief calls Ebola outbreak an epidemic as seven cases are confirmed
The cases mark the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since a 2013-2016 epidemic.
One of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations seal quarter-final spot
Algeria will face either Ivory Coast or Mali in the last eight after seeing off Guinea.
'Too heavy' - Pogba's brother turned down by German third-tier club
Uerdingen, a former Bundesliga club, earned promotion to the third division in May.
Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over
Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.
This beautiful shot is our image of the day
Nubia is MSF’s last-known Ebola patient in Conakry, Guinea.
Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'
The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.
Guinea go through at Africa Cup of Nations after Ireland-at-Italia-'90-style drawing of lots
A random draw was conducted earlier.
Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries
Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.
Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?
Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.
Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports
This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.
Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients
The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.
Ebola education team killed amid fears of organ harvesting
The bodies were found in a septic tank of a primary school. 27 people have been arrested.
Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking
Meanwhile, Morocco has vowed to keep up regularly scheduled flights to Ebola-hit nations in a “solidarity” move.
Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone
New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.
Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary
Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.
Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US
Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.
Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history
The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history
A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.
DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak
101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.
Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre
The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.
Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.
DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads
An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.
Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors
The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.
Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers
The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.
Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'
Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
34 dead, as Ebola confirmed as source of Guinea epidemic
There’s no treatment or vaccine available for the disease — which is transmitted by contact with blood, faeces, sweat, sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
Europe to help Guinea after 5-year freeze
€140 million has been released to support development in the west African nation.
African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group D
With the tournament kicking off tomorrow, we complete our preview with a look at Ghana, Mali, Guinea and Botswana.