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US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

Chinese boats face huge fines for illegal fishing off Guinea

Two Chinese vessels face huge fines after being caught fishing illegally in Guinea's waters, including one fine of up to $3.4 million, the country's fishing minister said as west Africa attempts to crack down on millions lost to foreign trawlers.

Guinea President, opposition meet after anti-govt protests

Guinea`s president Alpha Conde and opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo met for talks Thursday, two weeks after violent protests over alleged government corruption swept the capital.

Confirmed! Ebola virus persists in semen 9 months after recovery

The results recall the importance of monitoring survivors in order to prevent the risks of new epidemic outbreaks.

Ebola no longer poses global health risk: WHO

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

WHO to declare Ebola outbreak over, as Liberia gets all-clear

 The two-year Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people across west Africa and triggered a global health scare is to be declared over Thursday, with Liberia the last country expecting the all-clear.

Guinea declared Ebola-free

President Alpha Conde has doubled the health budget since winning re-election in October.

All 54 African countries to attend India-Africa summit

All 54 countries, which have been invited, will be represented at the third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) that got underway here on Monday, a senior external affairs ministry official said.

Guinea incumbent Conde re-elected with 57.85% of votes

Final results from the first round of Guinea's contested presidential election show that incumbent Alpha Conde has been re-elected with 57.85 percent of votes, the country's electoral commission (CENI) announced Saturday.

Guinea celebrates with song as victory over Ebola nears

 Thousands of Guineans have celebrated the country reaching the final stages of the battle with the deadly Ebola epidemic at a concert featuring artists from across Africa.