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  1. September 19, 2014

    African Minerals seeks to raise iron ore prices

    African Minerals is to try to raise prices for its iron ore as the west African miner battles cash flow problems amid a...

  2. September 17, 2014

    IMF and World Bank pledge $300m for Ebola campaign

    The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have pledged $300m in emergency aid for the three most affected countries...

  1. September 17, 2014

    Oxford volunteer given experimental vaccine against Ebola

    Britain’s trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola has begun in Oxford with the first healthy volunteer receiving the...

  2. September 16, 2014

    Obama calls for global response to Ebola

    The world must act fast to fight the global threat posed by Ebola, President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday as the US...

  3. September 12, 2014

    Castro and Gates unlikely allies in fight against Ebola

    Raúl Castro and Bill Gates may not be the most natural allies but the pair have emerged this week at the forefront of...

  4. September 10, 2014

    Ebola stigma hits wider African economies

    South Africa’s health minister pointed animatedly towards a map of Africa as he tried desperately to explain the finer...

  5. September 8, 2014

    Business leaders urge global action against Ebola in west Africa

    A group of prominent foreign investors in west Africa have called for greater international support to combat Ebola in the...

  6. September 5, 2014

    Sierra Leone plans national ‘lockdown’ to halt Ebola

    Sierra Leone is preparing a four-day nationwide “lockdown” in an effort to contain the Ebola epidemic that has killed more...

  7. September 5, 2014

    In the face of Ebola a little panic is a healthy thing

    The outbreak of a new strain of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and now Nigeria and Senegal has...

  8. September 3, 2014

    Volunteers sought for human trials of Ebola vaccine

    Researchers at Oxford university’s Jenner Institute are seeking sixty healthy people for the first human trials of an Ebola...

  9. September 2, 2014

    MSF urges UN members to intervene against Ebola in west Africa

    Médecins Sans Frontières has called on UN members to deploy their military and civilian biohazard units to west Africa,...

  10. August 29, 2014

    Trial and ebola: the drug and vaccine pipeline

    Ebola virus (Getty)   © Getty By Clive Cookson Research into Ebola drugs and vaccines had been chugging along at a fairly...

  11. August 28, 2014

    WHO warns 20,000 in west Africa at risk from Ebola

    More than 20,000 people in west Africa are at risk from the Ebola epidemic, according to a new assessment contained in a...

  12. August 25, 2014

    Ebola virus piles pressure on west Africa iron ore miners

    Already battling tough mining conditions and a price slump, a clutch of west Africa iron ore miners are being plunged...

  13. August 24, 2014

    London doctors prepare for Ebola patient as crisis worsens in west Africa

    Medics at a London hospital were preparing on Sunday to treat a British healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra...

  14. August 22, 2014

    Cordon sanitaire tightens around west African states to beat Ebola

    The dystopian vision conjured up in Hollywood scare movies such as Outbreak and Contagion is creeping closer to reality as...

  15. August 20, 2014

    Liberia police fire live bullets to disperse Ebola protest

    Monrovia, Aug 20 – Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a...

  16. August 19, 2014

    MSF criticises global response to Ebola crisis

    The continuing spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone is threatening to undermine efforts by other west...

  17. August 14, 2014

    Moody’s warns Ebola virus could damage west Africa economies

    Moody’s Investors Service has warned that “beyond the tragic loss of life” the Ebola virus could wreak “significant”...

  18. August 13, 2014

    Ebola is not an invincible superbug

    The Ebola epidemic raging through west Africa has highlighted not only the terrible state of the region’s public health...

  19. August 12, 2014

    WHO says experimental drugs can be used to treat Ebola virus

    Experimental and untested drugs can be used to help combat the spread of Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organisation...

  20. August 8, 2014

    Cure a moral ailment that allows Ebola to fell the poor

    Until last week media coverage of the growing Ebola epidemic in west Africa, which the World Health Organisation has...

  21. August 8, 2014

    World Health Organisation declares Ebola international emergency

    The World Health Organisation has declared the largest Ebola outbreak on record an international emergency but stopped short...

  22. August 7, 2014

    Experimental Ebola drug raises ethical dilemma

    Mapp Biopharmaceutical was, until this week, just another small, unheralded Californian biotech company prospecting quietly...

  23. August 7, 2014

    Africa shows potential to drive global growth

    American perceptions of Africa have long been swayed by the noisiest US constituencies with a vested interest in the...

  24. August 6, 2014

    The Ebola virus that saps Liberia’s economic recovery

    The outbreak of Ebola that began in west Africa and has claimed victims as far east as Nigeria will darken the lives of...

  25. August 4, 2014

    World Bank pledges $200m to fight Ebola

    The World Bank pledged up to $200m in emergency funding to help fight the Ebola virus in west Africa, as the death toll in...

  26. August 3, 2014

    Ebola death toll rises as outbreak spins out of control

    The death toll from the outbreak of Ebola virus in west Africa has climbed to 826, nearly double the number of fatalities of...

  27. August 2, 2014

    American aid worker stricken with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

    ATLANTA, August 2 – An American aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia arrived in the United...

  28. August 1, 2014

    WHO warns Ebola outbreak spreading beyond control

    The World Health Organisation warned that the outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed more than 700 people in west...

  29. July 31, 2014

    Sierra Leone declares Ebola virus public health emergency

    The leaders of the three west African countries hit by an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus have vowed to work together to...

  30. July 30, 2014

    Hammond holds emergency meeting on Ebola

    Philip Hammond, foreign secretary, held an emergency meeting of officials and ministers on Wednesday to discuss the...

  31. July 29, 2014

    Ebola stirs noise while silence greets other killers

    The Ebola virus, which has struck more than 1,000 people in three African countries since May, can kill as many as...

  32. July 28, 2014

    Africa needs help to fight Ebola

    As a terrifying outbreak of Ebola virus spreads across west Africa, the world is beginning to wake up to the threat of a...

  33. July 28, 2014

    Borders closed to tackle Ebola outbreak

    West African nations have imposed travel restrictions in a last-ditch attempt to stop the worst ever outbreak of Ebola, a...

  34. July 28, 2014

    Q&A: Why the Ebola outbreak is causing such concern

    Ebola spreads West Africa is grappling with the worst-ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Once confined to rural...

  35. July 25, 2014

    Ebola outbreak poses threat to African economies

    Ebola spreads Until this week, Sheikh Umar Khan was the top doctor fighting the deadliest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus....

  36. June 23, 2014

    Ebola outbreak in west Africa ‘out of control’, warns aid group

    The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa is “out of control”, increasing the risk of a regional epidemic,...

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    May 21, 2014

    Le Pen senior weighs into election with Ebola jibe

    Four days away from potentially her biggest election victory, Marine Le Pen (above) has had a sharp reminder of the biggest...

  38. May 2, 2014

    My journey back to Ebola ground zero

    “Get on that plane now! You know, they are crazy here!” shouts the manager of Kin Avia, a rare charter airline in the...

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