ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

06-Nov-2014 to 14:24

Lack of anti-malaria drugs leads to many deaths in South Sudan - MSF

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Cases of deaths from malaria are on the rise in western South Sudan due to lack of anti-malarial drugs in the country, in the peripheral health centers, Medecins Sans Frontieres( MSF) said on Thursday.

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06-Nov-2014 to 14:14

Sierra Leone’s Ebola response head denies lock down rumours

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Leone\'s National Ebola Response Center (NERC) has denied persistent reports of another imminent nationwide lockdown as \"rumours\".

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06-Nov-2014 to 10:32

S/Leonean leader appeals for prompt food supply to quarantined communities

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday made a strong case for prompt and regular food supply to quarantine communities, so that the country`s efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic are not affected negatively.

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05-Nov-2014 to 15:12

Suspected Moz elephant poachers escape from police custody

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Two suspected elephant poachers in Mozambique escaped from Mecula police station in Niassa National Reserve to the north of the southern African nation, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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05-Nov-2014 to 13:02

Australia joins the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone

APA – London (United Kingdom) — Australia has launched a health project initiative for Sierra Leone, with plans to operate a 100 bed Ebola treatment centre in the West African country.

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05-Nov-2014 to 12:44

Sierra Leonean leader appeals for local leadership in Ebola fight

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma has given local traditional leaders a 21-day ultimatum to ensure progress in the fight against the Ebola disease.

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01-Nov-2014 to 14:00

Ghanaians embark on massive clean-up exercise

APA - Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaians on Saturday embarked on a national clean-up exercise to rid the country of filth with Ghana\'s Ministers of State joining the exercise.

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