West Africa Current Affairs, GK & News

West Africa  Current Affairs, GK & News

Eight West African countries rename common currency to Eco

The eight West African nations have agreed to change the name of their common currency from ‘CFA franc’ to ‘Eco’, after they jointly severed the CFA franc’s links to former colonial ruler France. The announcement was made during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to Ivory Coast, who hailed the decision as a historic ..

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer poses global risk: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no longer constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO, a specialized agency of the United Nations has officially declared an end to a nearly 20-month Ebola outbreak emergency that has killed about 11,300 people. The declaration was made by ..

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US to take on Ebola in West Africa

West African nations are fighting their own battle everyday with a non-human enemy which is all set to take on its victim in a deadly stride and not leave until the latter succumbs to its manifestations and gives way to death to take its course. People are grappling with fear of the infection and are ..

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