Africa: Economies to Recover in 2021

Africa: Economies to Recover in 2021

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 April 2021 – African economies will rebound in 2021 with Niger, Cote d’Ivoire, and Guinea growing above six percentage points, The World Bank Group has predicted. Cote d’Ivoire is projected to grow 6.2 percent; a tiny bit slower than Guinea at 6.5...
Guinea: Ebola Outbreak at Risk of Spreading

Guinea: Ebola Outbreak at Risk of Spreading

CONAKRY, 5 March 2021 – The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is at a “very high risk” of spreading to neighboring west African countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Friday. Eighteen cases of Ebola were reprted as of Thursday, 14 of them confirmed, including...
Togo: Bollore Fined for Bribery in Port Deal

Togo: Bollore Fined for Bribery in Port Deal

PARIS, 1 March 2021 – French industrial group Bollore reached a settlement Friday on a decade-old case of bribery and corruption in Togo, a judge in Paris ruled. Under the deal, the Bollore conglomerate will pay $14.5 million after admitting guilt in the financial...
Algeria: 200000 Sinopharm Doses Delivered

Algeria: 200000 Sinopharm Doses Delivered

ALGIERS, 25 February 2021 – The Algerian government received 200,000 doses of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinopharm, on Wednesday, officials in the capital, Algiers, said Thursday. “There will be further deliveries of anti-Covid-19 vaccines until the country’s...
Guinea-DR Congo: Another Ebola Outbreak

Guinea-DR Congo: Another Ebola Outbreak

CONAKRY-KINSHASA, 14 February 2021 – Officials in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new Ebola outbreak in their countries. Guinean officials on Saturday declared that they are dealing with an Ebola epidemic after at least three people were...
Cameroon-Ambazonia: Guinea Wins Third-place Playoff

Cameroon-Ambazonia: Guinea Wins Third-place Playoff

DOUALA, 6 February 2021 – Guinea beat hosts, Cameroon, two goals to zero, to win the third-place playoff of the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN2020). Star Guinean striker, Morlaye Sylla, found the back of the Cameroonian net with only nine minutes on the...
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