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this is g.w. news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes the deadly ebola outbreak in congo is now an international health emergency declaration by the w.h.o. will bring more attention and aid to the outbreak existing if it's on the ground. do you think somebody just. you don't know what to do you feel good for you or to bury that person you're still going to get hurt. on final is now just hours away fans in senegal think this is their moment well jerry and stis agree. i'm kristie wonder welcome to news africa i'm glad you're tuned in the world health organization has declared the ebola outbreak
a health emergency of international concern the decision comes off for the virus threaten to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries the congolese city of goma is the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak almost a year ago with one case reported from there fever vomiting and severe diarrhea awesome timms off a highly infectious and extremely lethal ebola virus ebola is very contagious making it difficult to contain especially in urban environments now this outbreak has already become the 2nd deadliest in history infecting nearly 2500 people and killing more than 1600 now at the border between d.r. congo and rwanda precautions are being taken. a new front line in the fight against. this is the border crossing between the city of goma in the democratic republic of congo and rwanda. people cross on
a daily basis in the thousands here concerns about the disease are growing. i've washed my hands i'm trying to stay away from a bowl and. can you see how we have protecting the population from this disease this disease scares a lot of people and. the declaration of a public health emergency of international concern comes after a single case in goa with its 1000000 inhabitants international airport and border there is concern about spread of it from. a good way even though so far no cases were newly infected in this city workers in yellow jackets checked the temperatures of people crossing from goma to rwanda the border in maine is open for now and the w.h.o. warns against closing it. does not require any restrictions on travel or trade which rather than stopping it. can actually hamper the
fight such restrictions force people to use informal and on money to border crossings increasing the potential for the spread of disease. it's been almost a year since the latest outbreak began in the region more than $1600.00 people have died and twice as many have been infected. and with efforts to fight the disease thwarted by political instability in east india see the threat of eveleigh spreading is always present. for more on this i'd like to bring in. he's a surgeon based in come to africa dr lucy there's been one constant case of ebola in goma as yet do you expect more. good espresso mall and there was a going to throw chili cook church and delayed have 2 people and the director maybe
green get big disaster because you are working for you bishop plan which will take only 21 days before we really confirm nor do we relax ok having said that then how are you preparing our health authorities in the city preparing for the event that more cases are concerned. that because i work hard or if you thought i was already a christian why didn't you give birth to their kids now if you will because it is me it is why we are left writing like a while before we need the help has claimed it because of this coward is the blood of their lives to leave before who are coming fucking here and then we go to see if we can then we're going to be to contact them and to be here for them or so it will be go back with me ok i can i can sense the panic in your voice and i can imagine
what the panic must be like among health of all socials in in the city but i want it now that the world health organization has declared this an international health emergency how does that help you on the ground ok without killing people or harm and to say that no one should be running around going to the bride and groom but we have been promised to look out since that it didn't happen with this guy who won the war heads of government vision to really bring to the really physical need and the curricula we see that wallace. ok does that and you personally involved. tell us some of the day to day work that you are doing. every day we wake up and try to tell the people on the street and the great quote rich people who are still have some who are a bucket to learn dutch to drive to change their habits on the washing the hands
and in every hospital or private connected people or be ready to tell them to each of them are they came a 100 cases this morning in mind i wonder if you see their young children on holiday right sure whether they are going to get mad quickly took buckets of water for washing hands before their government or the tennis court it's ok that stuff. in goma thank you for your time so. thank you yourself now tomorrow night's africa cup of nations final season sinegal what the chance to win its 1st ever title the so-called lions of high on the field for a kings but have struggled recently against algeria who are both and decent in the tournament so far and will boast an army of travelling fans in kyra. algeria fans have filled chartered planes to see their side in action in egypt and
they are convinced they all claim a 2nd title after the triumph of $990.00 some even believe it's fate. i can do to support their theory of course we've been waiting 29 years for this i'm 28 years old it's the perfect time so i'm going to represent everyone. it was a late winner from superstar that fired algeria into the final after the final whistle on sunday morez was full of the supporters optimism. we had already did not think that this game years here was more. to play the final. tough game. we are capable to to win it. but they're confident to the jubilant supporters who watched senegal triumph over tunisia in the semi final it's only the 2nd time ever that they've reached a final. it's total joy it's national pride we're all happy we've been waiting for
this since 2002 such your money and co have ended a long senegalese wait for a 2nd shot at the title and they're delighted to have come so far sure we're proud because it's been 17 years since we last reached this stage since the generation of 2002. and it's thanks to her surveillance and hard work force. but the hardest part is still to come and only one set of supporters will be celebrating come friday night. and joining me now to delve into all things afghan is donaldson seche donaldson formerly paid for they told him his national team and has since retired from football welcome to the africa so it's come down to 2 teams it's senegal versus algeria is the best final outcome we could have had left 29000. you know if look into the group stage and
also the games till now all things the best final cause you know we have a team like idea of area b. 2 like rico's state nigeria and also senegal made its way up to the finals so offerings the best combination of teams to see if i go ok so this tournament i wonder what were your highlights what were your takeaways from this fund it was the 1st time we had been in what team to place you in almost 16 what did you take away from this one of the thing what take away. first of all is starting the game science so 1st i mean someone normal these in general we saw most of the players are free from their clubs you know because there was always an issue with some players need to be at their club and could not join the national team and also we have like great surprises we have mud augusta who was playing very well you know it seems i. was jointed so was like something special you know
casey i mean you've played international football already you get the games to say i'm in fact would have pictures of you if you would use these with the hawks jersey . but what does it take really and just having watched the you know this this 20 minute what did you feel what did you see in phil african plays. a lot of players are really representing their country so it takes a lot because it's different if you play in the team you play for who are calm 3 so you know about your your families they're looking at you and feeling. like most of the players also really get everything they have for for the national team for the for the for for as opposed to say synagogue the players will play out broadcom and bacon represent their country so and broadly i mean what's your sense about african football i mean looking at a tournament like this and a lot of those players who aren't already paid. overseas maps are bidding for that
what's your assessment of what the developmental football is on the ground in africa offering it's getting better from year to year but we still have a lot of works cause a lot of talents we have all the talents in our comp 3 in our continent but we always tried to to sell them abroad so my and my vision of why we don't build something in the concrete for people in the conference to play in the country because we have like converse like a jury or in tunisia and egypt all played a mostly playing in their own country so this will be the next step to make a trip to for the people in their own country so you envision a scenario where people don't hear society think that playing overseas is the most prestigious but that we can develop. on the continent makes a lot of sense so tomorrow in the area that it's going to go i have to ask you do you have your money on. senegal is a self-sustaining on course is the 1st time they went so far and the 2nd time and
they have never had won the african cup of nations so and i have some favorites there the likes of money and like them that's in a way material that they're sila isn't in the firing of some psyche thank you thank you thank you and that is a full on his africa today and now that we're counting down to the 29000 afghan final today we'll leave you with some of the highlights on shelf this year's tournament makes travel advice.
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