Guinea may have first evidence of chimpanzees creating a kind of shrine that could indicate sacred trees.
Many Liberians are too now afraid to enter medical school. In Sierra Leone, the maternity mortality rate could increase by up to 74%!
Allies and critics alike acknowledge his charisma and intelligence, but also describe him as authoritarian and impulsive.
Even before the election, they had warned of fraud and accused the country's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of mismanaging the poll.
Opponents of President Alpha Conde had urged a delay over 'unreliable' electoral lists and problems with voter cards but pleas fell on deaf ears.
A huge chunk of these projects will be public-private partnerships, as countries look to beat the blues in global markets.
The deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak since 1976 has killed 11,312 of the 28,457 people infected since December of 2013.
Authorities declared a curfew across the southwestern city of N'Zerekore after fighting gripped the city.
Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient walks out of hospital, raising hopes of end to country's nightmare
Since first emerging in December 2013, the worst ever outbreak of dreaded disease has left some 11,300 dead - mostly across West Africa.
Guinea gives masterclass in how to bounce back from Ebola. Starting a business takes just 72 hours; this year expect 4,000 new ones
Country’s economy has been battered by it’s worst ever outbreak of the diseases, but it may just be the best African example of how to grow.
The serum was 100% effective after a week in more than 7,600 people inoculated, according to results published in The Lancet.
Moroccan king camped in Abidjan briefly, but he’s still lighting up Ivory Coast as trade pushes south
Kingdom pushing into West Africa after financial crisis exposed risks of relying too heavily on its top export destinations, EU and the U.S.
Ebola bounces back in Guinea, Sierra Leone: Health authorities repeating mistakes in fight, says MSF
Sierra Leone imposed a three-week daytime curfew in the last Ebola-hit areas in a bid to curb a resurgence of the deadly virus.
The results of the test on monkeys are considered important because they suggest the virus that killed at least 11,000 is not becoming more severe.
At least 30 countries, mainly in Africa, would struggle against Ebola, WHO warns as it pours in more cash
Nations like Burundi, Sudan, DR Congo, and Madagascar have health systems as dangerously weak as Ebola-hit Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone's.
As Liberia takes stock of Ebola triumph, fleeing patients set back Sierra Leone's battle; cases rise
The west African nation and its neighbour Guinea had seen cases quadruple in a week, as quarantine break-outs increase.
New finding means survivors have a longer wait than the three months previously recommended.
It is voting season in West Africa, and voting dates remain a potent weapon.
West Africa votes: Nigeria at standstill, Ecowas urges Togo poll delay and tension over Guinea elections
Africa’s biggest economy shuts borders ahead of Saturday ballot as region in a flurry over polls