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Ebola vaccine

8,000 vaccinated against Ebola in western Rwanda

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About 8,000 Rwandans have so far been vaccinated against Ebola in the western districts of Rubavu and Rusizi bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Rwanda's new foreign minister Vincent Biruta speaks during a welcoming event for him in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on Nov. 7, 2019. Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday evening reshuffled the cabinet, appointing a new foreign minister and reintroducing the portfolio of internal security. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

Nearly 2,000 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC

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A total of 1,919 Rwandan refugees have been repatriated from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following a Congolese military offensive against armed groups...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

Africa in Review 2019, Part II: From Internal Crises and Conflict to Internationalism

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A broader view of cooperation is needed to reach the full potential of the continent Since mid-2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been...
Congolese asylum-seekers

Number of DRC nationals seeking asylum in Zambia increases

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Zambia has recorded an increase in the number of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees seeking asylum in the last three months of...
Ebola

International community urged to show greater solidarity against Ebola crisis as death toll exceeds...

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The African Union (AU) on Monday called on all Africans and international partners to show greater solidarity with communities affected by the ongoing Ebola...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC condemns attacks on civilians, peacekeepers in DRC

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday condemned the continued attacks on civilians in the town of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic...
GMOs

Zambia intercepts 500 DRC trucks with GMO mealie meal

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Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday intercepted 500 trucks laden with genetically modified (GMO) mealie meal destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC foreign, defense ministers meet in Tanzania to review security situation in DRC

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Ministers of foreign affairs and defense from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Wednesday began an extraordinary meeting in the Tanzanian commercial capital...
Polio

Zambia engages with DRC on polio prevention

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The Zambian government has engaged with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to ensure that interventions to prevent polio being implemented in Zambia were...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda, DR Congo leaders agree to advance bilateral trade

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and visiting Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader Felix Tshisekedi have agreed to advance trade and economic ties between the...
UNHCR

South African government calls for peaceful dialogue with disgruntled foreign nationals

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The South African government on Wednesday called for peaceful dialogue with disgruntled foreign nationals seeking protection from possible xenophobic attacks. The government...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Uganda, UN force discuss need for joint operations in restive eastern DR Congo

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Uganda's ministry of defense and the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resolved that there is need for combined...
John Magufuli

Tanzania commends new DR Congo leader over efforts to restore peace

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli has praised newly elected leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for his efforts to restore peace in the...
banks

Kenyan banks go for African market

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A Kenyan living in Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be able to easily transact banking business from their...
Access Bank Lashibi Branch

Leading Kenyan Banks Looks at Ethiopia and Somali Markets

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Kenyan largest banks have overcome a controlled interest rate environment to make billions of shillings in profits for the third year in a row...
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China’s BRI Expanding Trade in Africa With Infrastructure Where the West Has Failed: Djibouti

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Djibouti Port Director: The BRI Has Vastly Expanded All African Trade and Development Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told...
Person voting

DR Congo’s Ruling Party Demonstrates After Senatorial Elections

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Activists of the ruling party UDPS took to the streets in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday as they...
UN Soldiers

UN Commends Ghana Participation in Peace Operations

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The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has commended the sacrifice and commitment of the people and Government of...
United Nation

South African FM calls for dispatching mediators to DRC

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The United Nations should consider dispatching a mediating team to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to maintain peace when the final...
Protests

South African Countries Interferes in DR Congo Peace Calls

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from acts of...
militia

Ugandan farmer abducted by suspected DR Congo militia

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A Ugandan who was farming on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side of the border was on Monday abducted from his garden by...

Carter Center Urges Election Officials In Drc To Ensure Transparency In The Tabulation...

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As the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo await the preliminary results of the Dec. 30 election, The Carter Center calls on all...

Unblock all communication channels in DRC – Amnesty International

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Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa the Horn and the Great Lakes Joan Nyanyuki, authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to reopen...
Democratic Republic of Congo election machines for December 30, 2018 poll

From the Democratic Republic of Congo to Sudan the need for continental solutions is...

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Africa in Review 2018: Electoral Politics, Social Stability and the Need for Genuine Economic Development Political Analysis Introduction As 2018 concludes there is much to be learned...
border

Uganda, DR Congo to hold talks over attacks at common border lake

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Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will hold fresh talks over disputed waters on common border lakes shared between the two countries...

Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad Jointly Won The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

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In response to news that Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yezidi human rights activist Nadia Murad have jointly won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize,...

Alleged fraudulent practices: AfDB debars Cameroon consulting firm.

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The African Development Bank Group has announced the debarment of GEO SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL SARL, a consulting firm based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, for a minimum...
fishing

Uganda engages DR Congo authorities for release of 6 fishermen held by suspected militia

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The Ugandan government is engaging Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities about the release of six fishermen captured over the weekend by suspected Mai-Mai...
Refugees and host communities have access to medical and other services in Mantapala settlement

Zambia and Partners Campaign for Funds to Cater for Congolese Refugees

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The Government of the Republic of Zambia, UN agencies and other partners require over US$74.2 million in 2018 to address critical needs of Congolese...
Ebola Virus

Russia to Help DRC fight Ebola

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Russia plans to provide medical assistance to deal with and eradicate the fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic...