Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:43
Mali called on the United Nations to speed up deploying the remainder of its promised 12,000-member peacekeeping force and station more troops in the West African nation`s turbulent north.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 03:16
An epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is now "out of control" with more than 60 outbreak hotspots, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 04:56
The Ebola virus has claimed 72 lives in Guinea since January, according to a latest update from the health ministry of the West African country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 23:59
The World Health Organisation says the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140 people.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 19:08
Malians voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections intended to cap the troubled west African nation`s return to democracy but overshadowed by the threat of Islamist reprisals.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:29
Leaders of the 15-nation west African bloc ECOWAS met in Senegal to call for "urgent steps" from the international community to secure peace in Mali and discuss the creation of a single currency.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:52
Scientists have discovered five new species of bats in West Africa.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 14:48
Family members of the captain urged the Ministry of External Affairs to take urgent steps to bring back crew members of Turkish oil-chemical tanker.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 18:16
The Zambian government is considering camping the national football team in West Africa ahead of a 2014 Brazil World Cup against Ghana.qualifier match
Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 21:49
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has defied international sanctions to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on his three-nation West African tour that also took him to Benin and Niger.
Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 09:18
At least 30 people died when a boat, carrying 60 illegal immigrants, capsized off the coast of Gabon, a west African country, Xinhua reported.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10:43
A UN agency says up to 700,000 people are expected to be uprooted by the ongoing turmoil in Mali.
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