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Côte d’Ivoire begins Ebola vaccination of high-risk populations

Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that vaccination against Ebola for high-risk populations began on Monday, August 16, 2021 in Côte d’Ivoire, following an outbreak in the country on Saturday. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa In a statement on Tuesday, WHO stated that the swift response came after the vaccine manufactured by Merck, which WHO helped ...

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Cote d’Ivoire declares first Ebola outbreak in over 25 years

Matshidiso Moeti

The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday, August 15, 2021 confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994. This came after the Institut Pasteur in Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the Ebola Virus Disease in samples collected from a patient, who was hospitalised in the commercial capital of Abidjan, after arriving from Guinea. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for ...

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Germany responsible for mining related displacements in Guinea, say groups

Angela Merkel

A team of campaigners has said that Germany should be held responsible for large scale loss of livelihood and displacement of farmers in Guinea. Angela Merkel, German Chancellor They insist that the German government is driving land grabbing, environmental destruction and human rights violations. According to them, besides being a buyer of bauxite, Germany is also a financier by providing ...

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Guinea launches study on financing pineapple farmers’ irrigation schemes

Guinea Delivery Unit

The Delivery Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister of Guinea has launched a study on financing irrigation schemes for farmers in the pineapple value chain. Through the pilot initiative, the Delivery Unit will target several farmer cooperatives in Maférénya and Kindia regions, with the goal of increasing their farm yield (from 30 to +50 tons per hectare), farm ...

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