Israel, Guinea renew diplomatic ties after almost half a century

Israel and Guinea ended a 49-year rupture in relations as they renewed diplomatic ties on Wednesday, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

WHO declares Guinea free of Ebola virus for second time

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the virus.

New Ebola death in Liberia, hundreds vaccinated in Guinea

The Ebola virus has resurfaced in Liberia, where a 30-year-old woman has died of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities said Friday.

New Ebola outbreak in Guinea, health officials confirm

 Guinea is experiencing a new Ebola outbreak, with five cases registered in the south-east since March 17, health officials said Thursday.

Liberia closes border with Guinea after Ebola "flare up"

Liberia closed its border with Guinea this week after a flare-up of Ebola in Guinea, Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nangbe told dpa on Tuesday.

Ebola claims two lives in Guinea days after WHO says risk declining

Two family members have died from Ebola in Guinea, the government said on Friday, two days after the World Health Organization said the region was "effectively managing" the virus.