DAKAR, May 4 (Reuters) - Senegal will send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia as part of an international coalition combating Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen, the West African nation's foreign minister said on Monday.
CONAKRY, April 30 (Reuters) - Guinea's President Alpha Conde appointed a moderate opposition leader to head the west African nation's industry ministry on Wednesday, amid protests by the opposition over the organisation of presidential elections this year.
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originally used to transport gypsum up and down the eastern seaboard, but more recently was used to transport iron ore in West Africa . Given iron ore’s price collapse, shipping contract rates have collapsed, leaving the business on a course to unprofitability
LOME, April 23 (Reuters) - Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe, unshackled by term limits and facing a divided opposition, looks set to win a third term in Saturday's election, extending his family's leadership of the tiny West African nation to more than half a century.
NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola drug from Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp cured all three monkeys intentionally infected with the virus, scientists reported on Wednesday, the first such success against the strain of Ebola in West Africa 's 2014-2015 outbreak.
CONAKRY, April 22 (Reuters) - A court in Guinea has sentenced 11 people to life in prison for murdering a team educating locals about the risks of Ebola in a remote part of the West African country last year, a state prosecutor said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) - The New York Times won two prestigious Pulitzer prizes on Monday for coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa , described by the Pulitzer board as courageous and vivid journalism that engaged the public and held authorities accountable.
ABIDJAN, April 16 (Reuters) - French bank Societe Generale plans to expand its retail and commercial activities in West Africa to target increasing Chinese investments in the region, a bank executive said on Thursday.
YAOUNDE/DAKAR, April 16 (Reuters) - Cameroon state airline Camair-Co will use $50 million from African lender Ecobank to relaunch its operations, a senior executive said, as national carriers in West Africa seek cash and strategic partners to stay afloat.