World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hails Guinea for managing to contain Ebola outbreak and learning the lessons from five years ago.
At least 15 people travelling to a wedding on an island near Kanfarande were killed when the dugout canoe they were on capsized.
A vaccination drive was launched last week, but as with past outbreaks, people in the region doubt the existence of Ebola and reject measures aimed at checking its spread, including not to touch sick people and not to wash the dead.
Only one of five victims who died from the deadly virus in Guinea was confirmed positive for Ebola, with the remaining four listed as “probable cases”.
The cases marked the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since a 2013-2016 epidemic that began in Guinea and killed more than 11,300 people across the region.
Pirates contacted the Boden Hamburg office for ransom, naming the crew while providing evidence that all are in good health.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tells reporters strict measures are being taken to avoid such incidents in future after Turkish sailors were kidnapped by pirates in Gulf of Guinea.
Some 7.4 million Nigeriens were registered to vote to elect legislators and the successor to President Mahamadou Issoufou.
Following the disputed presidential election last week, at least 21 people have been killed in violent protests in Guinea.
Some opposition supporters immediately went to the streets to protest after the announcement with their leader Cellou Dalein Diallo saying he would mount a legal challenge to the election results.
Post election violence in the West African nation claims at least nine lives as President Alpha Conde, who is seeking a controversial third term that provoked mass protests, wins a majority of votes in 16 out of 38 constituencies.
The West African states's main opposition leader, Cellou Dalein Diallo, announced on Monday that he had won the hotly contested October 18 poll without waiting for the official results.
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