# africa - Today’s News
# africa - Yesterday’s News
The team’s manager Esteban Becker was only appointed 11 days before the tournament began.
# africa - Friday 23 January, 2015
The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.
# africa - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.
# africa - Saturday 17 January, 2015
“Sophie was on a bus going to the market in Boguila in northwest Central
African Republic when it was stopped by a group of armed men.” # africa - Saturday 10 January, 2015
They’ve raised just €11,000 of a €126,000 target.
# africa - Friday 9 January, 2015
Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.
# africa - Monday 5 January, 2015
He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in
Africa in 1998. # africa - Saturday 3 January, 2015
The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.
# africa - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.
# africa - Saturday 29 November, 2014
They’re being used to track down poachers.
# africa - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.
# africa - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
Not happy. Not one little bit.
# africa - Monday 10 November, 2014
From The Daily Edge
# africa - Sunday 2 November, 2014
He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South
Africa. # africa - Thursday 30 October, 2014
The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.
# africa - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.
# africa - Saturday 18 October, 2014
# africa - Friday 17 October, 2014
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
# africa - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.
# africa - Saturday 11 October, 2014
The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.
# africa - Friday 10 October, 2014
Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.
# africa - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.
# africa - Monday 6 October, 2014
Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.
# africa - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.
Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.
# africa - Friday 26 September, 2014
The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West
Africa fast enough.
Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.
# africa - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.
# africa - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Clearly, people in Ireland support the principle of overseas aid, but they are not convinced our aid is actually making a difference.
# africa - Monday 8 September, 2014
Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.
# africa - Friday 5 September, 2014
Shockingly, nearly 95,000 children were killed in one year alone.
# africa - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
…Especially women and children.
# africa - Saturday 30 August, 2014
Thomas Thabane says he has fled in fear of his life, after the country’s military took over buildings in the capital, Maseru.
There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.
# africa - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.
# africa - Monday 25 August, 2014
That’s about 3,000 km away from the West
African epidemic. # africa - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
# africa - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Aid work is very full on – you work, live and socialise with your colleagues. But, cheesy as it sounds, I do really believe in what we’re doing here.
# africa - Friday 15 August, 2014
The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.