Stories about Guinea from October, 2014
West Africans Keep Calm Despite Ebola and Remind the World Who They Are
As the Ebola death toll nears 5,000, with at least 10,000 reported cases, many in West Africa are utilizing the power of new media in the fight against the disease.
Animated Video Dispels Ebola Myths
Ebola: A Poem for the Living (English) from United Methodist Communications on Vimeo. United Methodist Communications, Chocolate Moose Media and iheed have collaborated to produce an animated video for use in West Africa that helps dispel myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention of the disease. United Methodist...
Guinean Cities Keep a Strong Heart Despite Ebola Epidemic
Ostracized from the rest of the world, Guineans cope valiantly with life's daily challenges, despite the risks, the sorrows, and the suspicion from the rest of the world.
Ebola Strips Africans of Their Cultural and Human Values
A social anthropologist and sociologist Ginny Moony explains how Ebola outbreak strips off Africans of their humanity: The way West-Africans care for their sick and deceased, supposedly differs significantly from that of the rest of the world. This is far from true. All over the world, the essence of care...