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Ebola Not A Significant Threat To U.S., CDC Says | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living

The deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is unlikely to spread outside of that region and into the United States, the Centers for Disease Con...

Ebola Deaths Spike In West Africa

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

DAKAR, June 4 (Reuters) - At least 21 people died and 37 new cases of suspected Ebola were recorded in Guinea between May 29 and June 1, the World Hea...

Ebola-Linked Deaths In West Africa Rise Over 100

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Ebola could continue to spread in West Africa for months in one of the most challenging outbreaks of the disease the internat...

This Is Exactly How Deadly Ebola Is

Posted 04.01.2014 | World

More than 78 people in the African nation of Guinea are suspected to have died since January from one of the world's most lethal infectious diseases: ...

Ebola Spreads To New Country, Kills Dozens

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

* Marks first recorded outbreak in humans in West Africa * Ebola kills up to 90 percent of those infected (Raises death toll) ...

5 African 'Bus' Rides: Rough Riders on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Not all African buses break down, arrive days late, overwhelm you with dust and heat, or underwhelm you with esoteric notions of comfort and service. ...

Guinea Elections: Not Just Another Day at the Polls

Search for Common Ground | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgThe stillness hit me first -- no honking sounds from passing cars, no street vendors offering their wares -- just overwhelming silence. During my time in Guinea, silence had become an omen of trouble.

A Fistula-Free Generation Is Achievable in Our Lifetime

Pamela Barnes | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

May is the month when we celebrate our mothers. For Fatoumata, a mother in Guinea, she is celebrating a brand new life. Recently, she was lifted from ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Sidiki Conde and Alan Govenar on You Don't Need Feet to Dance

Dan Persons | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The subject of the documentary You Don't Need Feet to Dance, Sidiki Conde, is possibly the very definition of determination and resilience.

Freedom in the World 2013: Winners and Losers

Freedom House | Posted 03.18.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Arch Puddington and Jennifer Dunham *Arch Puddington is vice president for research at Freedom House, and Jennifer Dunham is the research a...

Teachers Matter: What I Learned at UNESCO's World Teachers' Day in Paris

Dan Brown | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education
Dan Brown

As the international consensus suggests, we must put all the resources we can into investing in the village it takes to raise quality teachers.

PHOTOS: Abandon All Hope: Visiting 10 Entrances To Hell

Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Grandma may be breathless over her trip to the Holy Land and your cousin may want to go snowboarding at Heavenly, but most people receive more persona...

DSK Lawyers Dispute Report Of Hotel Maid's Medical Examination

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

JENNIFER PELTZ / AP NEW YORK -- Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn fought back Tuesday after a media repo...

Lawyer For Hotel Maid In Strauss-Kahn Case Says Her Remarks Were Wrongfully Portrayed

AP | COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money-grubbing opportunist in accoun...

Guinean President Survives Assasination Attempt

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's president narrowly survived an assassination attempt Tuesday after gunmen surrounded his home overnight and pounded h...

Families, Planning, And Faith

Katherine Marshall | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Faced with the dual realities of avoidable deaths and our capacity to do something about it, you would expect the religious community before all others to throw their passions, skills, and moral authority behind campaigns to save women's lives.

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

Strauss-Kahn Fallout: NY DA Takes Five Steps Backwards For Rape Accusers

Shelley Ross | Posted 09.05.2011 | Crime
Shelley Ross

Some people have all the luck and Dominique Strauss-Kahn is one of them. He's had good political fortune. He married a billionairess. Now, it turns o...

DSK Scandal: New York Times On The Hotel Maid Accuser

New York Times | MIKE McGOVERN | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

REVELATIONS about the hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault suggest that she embellished claims of abuse to receive a...

Guinea State Of Emergency

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's military on Wednesday declared a state of emergency, further restricting civilian movement and giving the army permis...

WikiLeaks Cables: DEA Transformed Into Global Intelligence Organization

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Drug Enforcement Administration has been transformed into a global intelligence organization with a reach that extends far beyond narcotics, and a...

Is Africa Losing its Taste for Democracy?

John McCauley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John McCauley

The recent failed election in Cote d'Ivoire, which has generated competing claims to the presidency and a high risk of return to widespread violence, is the latest in a series of electoral setbacks in sub-Saharan Africa.

Hope on Ice: Support Needed for Travel to Guinea

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Guinea, Home News

In November Artcirq will travel to Guinea to collaborate with acrobats from the circus troup...

Guinea: Moving On to the Second Round Election

Amos J. Hochstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amos J. Hochstein

What Guinea needs now is for international donors, institutions and organizations to increase efforts to support the final stages of a democratic transition and help Guinea revive its economy.

10 Poorest Countries In The World

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sub-Saharan Africa is the poorest region in the world, followed by South Asia, according to a new measure developed by Oxford University, with support...