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Guinea president held in military detention, say army coup leaders
International community condemns takeover but many in impoverished west African country welcome it

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

06, Sep, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Guinean soldiers claim to have seized power in coup attempt
Elite army unit says it has deposed president Alpha Condé but defence ministry says attack has been put down

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

06, Sep, 2021 @1:25 AM

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‘I’m one of them’: the FGM survivor providing a lifeline in Leeds
Stigma can stop women seeking help but Hawa Bah, who was cut at eight, reaches those suffering in silence to get them the care they need

Louise Donovan

25, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘I’m going to follow my mind’: Falle Nioke, the Guinean musician who moved to Margate
The singer spent hard years touring west Africa to pursue his dream of a music career, but a chance holiday meeting – and relocation to the Kent coast – sealed the deal

Max Pilley

05, May, 2021 @8:18 AM

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Man who survived Ebola five years ago may be source of Guinea outbreak
Finding raises questions about virus’s ability to lurk long term in outwardly healthy bodies

Lisa O'Carroll

17, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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What can we learn from Africa's experience of Covid?
Though a hundred thousand people have died, initial predictions were far worse, giving rise to many theories on ‘the African paradox’

Laura Spinney

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Guinea officials race to contain Ebola outbreak as death toll rises
At least four people have died in the epidemic, causing heightened alarm across west Africa

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @5:43 PM

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WHO: just 25 Covid vaccine doses administered in low-income countries
Director-general warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ if richer countries hoard treatment

Michael Safi

18, Jan, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Could China replace Australian iron ore with metal from Africa?
Analysis: Amid rising trade tensions, Chinese interests are keen to develop a high-quality deposit in Guinea. Analysts warn any restrictions on Australian sales to China would ‘send shockwaves through the market’

Ben Butler

03, Dec, 2020 @2:21 AM

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'Killer' cells in Ebola immunity study could help Covid research
Research finds Ebola survivors showing no antibodies still have lasting capacity to fight virus

Lisa O'Carroll

19, Oct, 2020 @10:35 AM

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MoJ failed to investigate potential Covid-19 cluster among cleaners
Cleaner was sacked while isolating with coronavirus symptoms as others fell ill

Harriet Grant and Beatriz Ramalho da Silva

26, Jun, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Mory Kanté obituary
Singer and songwriter whose 1980s hit Yéké Yéké was Africa’s first million-selling single

Robin Denselow

25, May, 2020 @4:39 PM

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