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Above, Zambian-born Spencer Chiimbwe talks about basic human rights for Guinea during a rally for Guinea at a park near the United Nations in Dec 2009. Right, Malian-born Bourema Niambele also addresses the rally.

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Post-electoral tensions drive Ivorians into Liberia and Guinea
UNHCR is closely following the post-electoral crisis in Côte d'Ivoire, which has already led some 2,000 Ivorians, mostly women and children, to seek safety in neighbouring Liberia and Guinea, according...

Fri, 10 0 2010 00:00:01 GMT


Post-electoral tensions drive some 2,000 Ivorians into Liberia and Guinea
UNHCR closely follows post-electoral crisis in Côte d'Ivoire and takes steps to strengthen readiness to respond if more people flee to neighbouring countries.

Fri, 10 0 2010 00:00:01 GMT


Guinea: Second repatriation convoy this week to Liberia
UNHCR today is repatriating some 200 Liberian refugees from camps in Guinea, back to their homes in the Liberia. This is the second convoy this week, bringing the weekly total to 600. We have no others...

Fri, 23 0 2007 00:00:01 GMT


Guinea: Liberian repatriation to go ahead despite general strike tensions
The general strike paralysing Guinea over the last two weeks has limited our access to camps hosting Liberian refugees. But, despite this, security permitting, we plan to go ahead with a voluntary repatriation...

Fri, 26 0 2007 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR ending operations in Kissidougou region of Guinea
UNHCR's office in Kissidougou, Guinea, is scheduled for closure tomorrow (30 Sept.), ending a nearly 18-year presence in the region. We established our first office in the area in 1989 - initially for...

Fri, 29 0 2006 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR shuts its office in the Kissidougou region of southern Guinea
The UN refugee agency has just closed its office in Kissidougou, ending a nearly 18-year presence in the southern Guinea region near the borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia. The office was closed without ceremony last Saturday.

Mon, 2 0 2006 00:00:01 GMT


Last voluntary repatriation convoy for Liberians from two Guinea camps
UNHCR has run a final voluntary repatriation convoy for Liberian refugees at Guinea's Kountaya and Télikoro refugee camps and the facilities will be formally closed later this month after the remaining refugees have been relocated to other camps. Kountaya was once home to thousands of Liberian refugees.

Mon, 4 0 2006 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR helps Guinea ease the local integration of Liberian refugees
UNHCR is working with Guinea and other countries in West Africa to ease the local integration of Liberian refugees who did not take part in the refugee agency's successful repatriation programme that ended recently.

Thu, 16 0 2007 00:00:01 GMT


More and more Liberians returning home from Guinea
Liberian refugees are returning home from Guinea in increasing numbers this year. A convoy last week carried 761 refugees across the border - the biggest convoy since UNHCR launched a voluntary repatriation programme in 2004. Some 17,500 refugees have returned home from Guinea this year.

Thu, 20 0 2006 00:00:01 GMT


Refugee musicians' story wins 'Best Documentary' in L.A. film festival
The unusual story of six Sierra Leonean musicians, who for several years have been entertaining and inspiring their compatriots in refugee camps in Guinea, has just won the 'Best Documentary' award at a Los Angeles film festival.

Tue, 15 0 2005 00:00:01 GMT
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Vincent Bolloré, French Billionaire, Faces a Rare Corruption Inquiry
Mr. Bolloré, called the “King of Africa” for his business dealings there, faces allegations of bribing politicians in exchange for contracts.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:50:16 GMT


Our 10 Most Remarkable Voyages to Far-Flung Destinations
A collection of some of our best and most visual stories of journeys from the last few years.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:00:11 GMT


In Guinea, Wave of Protests Leaves at Least 11 Dead
Thousands of demonstrators have flooded the streets to demand raises for teachers and the results of long-awaited municipal elections.

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:40:33 GMT


Stopping Pandemics Before They Start
Ebola was finally stopped by rushing a vaccine to Africa. Now a project is planning to be more ready for the next pandemic threat.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:21:25 GMT


A Zika Vaccine, but for Whom?
Far from being a threat unique to the Western Hemisphere, the virus is endemic to Africa. But that’s not where resources are going.

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:51:25 GMT


New Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection
After decades of trying, scientists have finally devised a powerful vaccine against a terrifying contagion.

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 23:32:32 GMT


Ebola Evolved Into Deadlier Enemy During the African Epidemic
A mutated version of the virus was more effective at entering human cells, scientists report. The finding may help explain the vast scope of the last outbreak.

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:01:47 GMT


Inspired by the U.S., West Africans Wield Smartphones to Fight Police Abuse
Citizens are increasingly deploying social media in nations where corruption and abuse by security forces sometimes occur with few repercussions.

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:30:26 GMT


He Survived Ebola. Now He’s Fighting to Keep It From Spreading.
A doctor in Guinea tries to train health workers to halt the transmission of the disease — before it comes roaring back.

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:00:07 GMT


New Ebola Case Confirmed in Liberia; Guinea Tries a Vaccine
Although the World Health Organization no longer considers Ebola an international emergency, new cases in Liberia and Guinea show the disease’s resilience.



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Oil, Instagram and the Plunder of Equatorial Guinea
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, flaunts ill-gotten wealth on Instagram while the citizens live in dire poverty.

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:45:23 GMT


As Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh Entered Exile, Plane Stuffed With Riches Followed
Mr. Jammeh left with two Rolls-Royces, a Mercedes-Benz, and other cars and luxury items, according to an airport official and a diplomat familiar with activities in the country.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:38:43 GMT


Rex Tillerson’s Maverick Oil Diplomacy
Rex W. Tillerson, former chief executive of ExxonMobil and Donald J. Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state, has conducted his own brand of oil-oriented diplomacy during his 41-year career at Exxon, a company that has often cut deals with authoritarian leaders of politically unstable countries.

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:02:34 GMT


Accused of Looting Millions, Son of African Leader Stalls Trial
The son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue of Equatorial Guinea, faces 10 years in prison if he is found guilty in his trial, now delayed until June.

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:25:34 GMT


A Wealth Gap in Equatorial Guinea
While American companies have invested billions of dollars in this small nation’s oil infrastructure, World Bank statistics point to widespread poverty among much of the population.

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:38:48 GMT


Shielding Seized Assets From Corruption’s Clutches
An effort by the United States to seize assets from officials who stole their countries’ wealth is now focused on returning the loot without enriching the looters.

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 23:58:22 GMT


Under Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil Forged Its Own Path Abroad
Mr. Tillerson, nominated by President-elect Donald J. Trump to be secretary of state, has said America’s sources of oil should be “of little consequence to us.”

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:44:31 GMT


Ghana Advances to Final in Africa Cup
With riot police protecting the players, Ghana advanced to the Africa Cup of Nations final with a 3-0 win over host Equatorial Guinea.

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 03:11:12 GMT


African Cup Is as Unpredictable as Ever
Few would have expected the Democratic Republic of Congo or Equatorial Guinea, the host, to be in the semifinals alongside the traditional powers of Ghana and Ivory Coast.

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:29:11 GMT


Yoweri Museveni and Other African ‘Presidents for Life’
The Ugandan president was sworn in for a fifth term. President Obama has urged African leaders not to cling to power, to limited effect.