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The European Commission has today announced €140m of funding for the countries currently affected by the Ebola virus in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. €38 million of the new package is specifically designed to help those governments bolster their health services (for example through reinforcing treatment centers …

The African Media Initiative (AMI) has taken the difficult decision of postponing the 7th African Media Leaders Forum, which was due to take place from November 12-14th 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This action is a result of much debate by the AMI board and management, and is informed by …

By Carlos Lopes I was born in Canchungo, in the northwestern part of Guinea-Bissau. Images of a beautiful canvas of green landscape crisscrossed by abundant waterways, thick forest, vast expanses of mangroves, pristine islands and coastlines, teeming with rich marine life, remain etched in my memory. Today, erratic weather conditions, …