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Guinea Conakry

Beautiful escarpment we drive along from #GuineaBissau to #Guinea on our Overlanding West Africa #Dakar to #Freetown trip. Great photo from passenger Rob Kuhlman.

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World Press Photo divulga vencedores de 2013

World Press Photo divulga vencedores de 2013 - foto de Stephan Vanfleteren 1o. lugar na categoria Pessoas- Retratos


WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a billboard reading 'Stop Ebola' on the Masiaka Highway, forming part of a trans-West African highway, which links all West African States, on the outskirts of the capital city of Conakry, Guinea. Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola’s spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after one of its doctors caught the dreaded disease while working in Guinea and went to ...


ÎLES DE LOS, or loose islands. are a small archipelago off Conakry, the capital of Guinea. The name is derived from the Portuguese: Ilhas dos los Idolos or "Island of the Idols". The 6 islands are best known for their beaches and forested interiors. They provide protection for the port of Conakry. The group are of volcanic origin and are covered with palm trees.