When it comes to religion Africans have decided that we would vacate whatever small brain power we have and enter our churches literally empty headed.
Thus we can have a situation where perfectly sane people can be convinced by their pastors to carry out the most insane acts.
An Ebola epidemic has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo after three people died in the country.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one of the three deaths have been definitely confirmed to be a case of the deadly haemorrhaging fever.
The latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea has finally ended.
Guinea, the last stand for the battle after eradication in Liberia and Sierra Leone, has also been declared Ebola free.
Nigeria fiercely fought the Ebola virus when it hit their shores last year, and were successful in swiftly eradicating it; yet now face fears of a regress.
A man who died in Calabar, southern Nigeria, is said to have shown Ebola like symptoms. This led to fears of a return of the dreaded virus, the BBC reports.
Sierra Leone has been on the road to recovery for so long now it must hurt with every subsequent setback.
After recording no new cases for a fortnight, sparking hopes that the virus must be in its death throes, it reared its ugly head once again, setting the 42 day clock to eradication back to zero.
After going a whole week without recording a new case (now two), Sierra Leone was already on its way towards ending this hellish epidemic. This new milestone is just one more process along the way towards freedom.
The last patient with the virus in the country has been treated and now discharged, reports the BBC.
We barely hear about it anymore so most of us have moved on from Ebola, but for those living in the epi-centre it is a real battle on a daily basis.
Consider Sierra Leone, where going a week without a new case of the virus being registered is a huge event worth celebrating. It is a statistic that shows how damaging the outbreak has been.
This is gradually becoming problematic and if measures are not taken by all stakeholders to halt the spread the hard fight to kick it the first time turns into nought. Reports indicate two new cases of the Ebola virus has been reported in the Liberian town of Nedowein; the same town that the virus made … Read more
Seven weeks after being declared free of the Ebola pandemic, the corpse of a teenager has tested positive for the virus
We know you run a Communist regime whose people are oppressed beyond belief but please, give the rest of us some credit of having at least some basic intelligence.
Kim Jung-un claims his scientists have manufactured a miracle drug that cures three of the most feared diseases amongst man. According to the Asian dictator, the cure would be injectable and is called Kumdang-2.
The North Korean regime relies on propaganda so much because their running of the state is so terrible, if people aren’t force fed lies all the time everyone would revolt- it’s why the movie ‘The Interview’ caused so much consternation amongst the regime.
The Ministry of Health has announced that plans to hold Ebola vaccine trials in the Volta region has been suspended due to the public consternation it was causing. The Food and Drugs Authority recently announced that they have given the all clear for Ebola trials to be held in the country. This caused a lot … Read more
News of the deadly virus has gone on the down low for a while now, but for those in the affected countries it remains a very real threat they are battling every day.
It seems now even those in the very upper echelons of government are not safe from its clutches.
Sierra Leone Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has had himself placed in quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola.
The Vice President would thus be placed under close observation, away from any other contact for the next 21 days. His staff would also undergo the strict quarantine procedures.
This is beyond ridiculous—and the way people seem to be grouping all Africans as having Ebola has become totally offensive, to the extent that some Africans have even lost their jobs in America over this…
In the UK, a security guard who returned from a holiday in Nigeria was shocked to find he had been banned from work because his employer fears he has Ebola.
This comes at a time when Nigeria has been declared as Ebola free by the World Health Organisation.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that the company will donate 3,000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million, to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. The smartphones, to be donated through the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA), will be used in the Humanitarian Connectivity Project, the UN’s IT project that utilizes mobile devices to provide humanitarian support in disaster areas.
The donated GALAXY S3 Neo Smartphones will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in the three worst-hit African countries, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. By installing the UN’s Smart Health Pro mobile application, medical staff can utilize the smartphones to treat patients and collect medical data, while quarantined patients can contact their families using the devices.
It looks like it doesn’t matter where in Africa a person is from, the moment Africa is mentioned, EBOLA comes into the minds of certain people.
Despite the fact that Ghana has not recorded any case of EBOLA—yet, a primary school head has called off an exchange visit from a Ghanaian teacher after parents of the children expressed concerns about Ebola…
According to reports; the 87 pupils of Howden-le-Wear Primary School in County Durham were due to welcome the teacher as part of an annual programme with a school in Ghana but the headteacher has been pushed to cancel the arrangements because some parents have threatened to remove their children.
Chris Breezy has stirred up some sh*t this morning, revealing his thoughts on the Ebola epidemic sweeping across West Africa; and a lot of people are not going to be happy with the popular RnB star.
The Loyal hitmaker hit twitter this morning to give his take on the issue, and somewhat surprisingly, he is in the camp of those who believe the epidemic might be a form of population control.
A certain hypotheses is going round that this all epidemic might be an intentional gimmick by the powers that be, releasing the virus in certain African countries to check their unstoppable population growth. The theory has more supporters than you might think.
Actress Juliet Ibrahim is back and this time, she is not looking to catch your attention with a move—rather, a music video which she hopes to use to educate people on Ebola…
The actress hinted some few weeks when she was interviewed on BBC that she was working on an Ebola video and today, it is here.
We are not sure how effective the video is going to help with any sort of Ebola education—at least she is making an effort.
Check out the video below…
It looks like the Ebola virus is catching up with the entire world, leaving Africa by some means unknown to us all.
This week, it was reported that a Nurse in Spain has been infected by the virus after having helped in the treatment of a Spanish priest who was flown from Africa with the virus.
It is now being reported that, a British man has died in Macedonia, the capital city of Skopje and he is suspected of having died from Ebola.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the 42 year old man who brought Ebola to the United States from Monrovia, Liberia 18 days ago has died this morning in a Dallas hospital.
Officials say Eric’s health took a grave turn for the worse this weekend—he succumbed to the virus at 7.51am at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
In a statement, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said; ‘It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7.51am. Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola.
If you are currently living in West Africa, I am sure your number one concern right now is EBOLA. With over 1000 deaths since the outbreak early this year, the Ebola virus has many West Africans living in fear especially since there is no known cure or vaccine for it yet.
What many people do not realise is that Ebola is very much preventable and survivable. There are many precautionary measures you can put in place to ensure that you do not contract the virus, and in the unfortunate situation that you are infected, there is an almost 50% chance that you can survive the virus.
Before I go on to talk about how you can survive and Ebola infection, here are a few quick facts about Ebola
What is Ebola?
The Ebola virus is described as a group of viruses that cause a deadly kind of hemorrhagic fever. The term “hemorrhagic fever” means it causes bleeding inside and outside the body.
The virus has a long incubation period of approximately eight to 21 days. Early symptoms include fever, muscle weakness, sore throat and headaches.
As the disease progresses, the virus can impair kidney and liver function and lead to external and internal bleeding. It’s one of the most deadly viruses on Earth with a fatality rate that can reach between approximately 50 to 90 percent. There is no cur
Where did the disease originate from?
The first known case was documented in Sudan and Zaire in 1976. There have been several outbreaks but none as deadly and widespread as what we are currently experiencing.
Creativity has never been part of the Ghanaian blood, therefore, I agree with Samuel Ofori when he says the Ghanaian movie industry lacks creativity. But to suggest that, he is somewhat the creative one among the lost sheep makes me wonder the sort of creativity he is talking about.
According to ZionFelix, the Kumasi based movie producer who is putting things in place to start shooting his latest film-titled, Ebola (as seen above) spoke on Ash Fm, saying;
“How can I destroy an industry that I earn my income from? How can I do that?” he asked.
“In fact it’s very sad for people to pass such comments against me because that is my style and even when you go to the developed countries topical issues, words or phrases that become talk of the nation are used by many of their film producers so what is wrong for me to do same here?’’