Guinea

Health & Medicine

This catchy West African dance tune carries a public health message about Ebola

When you hear a catchy dance tune and find out it's called "Ebola's in Town," you might assume the song is about some cool person named Ebola. But no, it's about the deadly virus that's currently taking lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The song was recorded by three musicians from Liberia and the lyrics are about how to avoid contracting the Ebola virus but along the way it over-reaches and feeds into the stigma against the disease.

Business, Economics and Jobs

How is China expanding its economic empire in Africa?

The government of Guinea just signed a huge mining deal to sell its iron ore on the global market. One of the partners in the agreement is the state-owned Aluminum Corp. of China. It's another sign of China' growing economic clout in Africa, explains Howard French, author of "China's Second Continent" about how China is expanding its business ties in Africa.

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