Health Highlights: May 14, 2018

The number of victims who’ve died as a result of the Ebola outbreak in the … spread throughout Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia between 2014 and 2016. … Consumer Reports has found that “natural” or “mineral” products with only …

Nigeria monitoring Ebola before DRC World Cup warm up

Nigeria monitoring Ebola before DRC World Cup warm up … in Nigeria’s southern oil city of Port Harcourt, before heading to Russia for the finals … Seven people died of Ebola out of 19 confirmed cases in Nigeria in 2014. … Cup of Nations involving the worst-hit nations Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Nigeria monitoring Ebola before DRCongo World Cup warm up

Nigeria monitoring Ebola before DRCongo World Cup warm up … Nigeria’s southern oil city of Port Harcourt, before heading to Russia for the finals … Seven people died of Ebola out of 19 confirmed cases in Nigeria in 2014. … of Nations involving the worst-hit nations Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

NFF monitoring Ebola before DR Congo friendly

NFF monitoring Ebola before DR Congo friendly … 28 in Nigeria’s southern oil city of Port Harcourt, before heading to Russia for the finals in June. … Seven people died of Ebola out of 19 confirmed cases in Nigeria in 2014. … of Nations involving the worst-hit nations Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Ebola: 17 people die in Congo – Officials

“Our country is facing another epidemic of the Ebola virus, which constitutes an international public health emergency,” the Health Ministry said in a … in West Africa just two years ago after killing more than 11,300 people and infected some 28,600 as it rolled through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

LGBTI, AIDS, Ebola persons suffer discrimination, assaults

In Liberia, the law prohibits consensual same-sex sexual activity, and “Voluntary sodomy” or gay practice is a misdemeanor with a penalty for conviction of up to one year’s imprisonment. The 2017 U.S. State Department Human Rights Report on Liberia quotes LGBTI activists in the country as reporting …

Nigeria, others economic prospect brightening –Report

… oil production, Ghana is getting a boost from an expansionary 2018 government budget and rising energy production; Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are on the up as their recovery from the effects of Ebola gathers pace; and the positive political outlook in The Gambia is driving economic prospects.

Anglophone West Africa’s brightening economic prospects

The region is an important exporter of hard minerals, including gold, diamonds, and manganese, iron and aluminium ores, with Ghana the leading gold producer …. Liberia • Liberia’s is continuing to recover following the Ebola outbreak • Liberia is Africa’s third largest producer of natural rubber (NR), with …

Anglophone West Africa’s brightening economic prospects

Dan Sackey, Regional Executive for Anglophone West Africa & Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana, commented: “West Africa is coming out of a difficult period where it has faced many challenges – recession, Ebola, falling oil and other commodity prices – but we are now back on a growth trajectory.