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DR Congo’s Ruling Party Demonstrates After Senatorial Elections

Activists of the ruling party UDPS took to the streets in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday as they...
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Ebola disease intensifies in DR Congo-WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has hinted that the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity in Democratic Republic of the Congo. According...
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Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...
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South African Countries Interferes in DR Congo Peace Calls

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from acts of...
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DR Congo’s EC Declares Tshisekedi Winner in Presidential Race

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to interim results proclaimed early Thursday morning...
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Uganda, DR Congo to hold talks over attacks at common border lake

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

Libya : The Most Generous Country In the World- CAF World Giving Index

According to World- CAF World Giving Index, numerous people across the world are helping strangers and volunteering their time, to them but...
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DR Congo takes delivery of first experimental Ebola Vaccine

The first batch of experimental vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Wednesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic...
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DR Congo: New Urban Cases of Ebola Outbreaks Discovered

The Ebola outbreak of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has entered a "new phase" following the first reported case of the deadly...
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Why DR Congo Has Become more Susceptible to Ebola

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Doctor Tedros Adhanom said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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WHO Sounds Alarm Over DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that stopping the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will be...
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Tourists Visiting Uganda Assured of Safety

The Ugandan military on Saturday assured tourists that the country is safe amid reports of two British nationals being kidnapped in neighboring Democratic Republic...
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Angola Covers All Angles Towards Ebola Prevention

Angola is taking measures to prevent the Ebola virus disease, following its outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to a...
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DRC: Kamuina Nsapu militia believed to have killed 8 people

Eight members of a same family were beheaded on Thursday evening by suspected members of the Kamuina Nsapu militia in Kasaï-Central province in central...
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AU strongly condemns attack against UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers in DR Congo

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemned the attack against the United Nations peacekeepers and Congolese soldiers...

International bodies reaffirm commitment to supporting peaceful transition in DR Congo

The Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region have reaffirmed their...

Gabon, Djibouti Suspended By CHAN Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), has decided to suspend Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the competition in 2020. In...

DR Congo reiterates commitment to fighting sexual violence

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaffirmed its commitment to fighting sexual violence in conflict with the launch of a Military Justice Book at...

DR Congo loses over US$1bn annually to malnutrition

The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1,637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the...

Kwadwo Asamoah set for Black Star return next month

Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah would feature for the Black Stars' in the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo next month. Asamoah returns after three years...

Red Cross welcomes end of EBola in DRC, calls for increased health monitoring

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) welcomes the declaration of the end of the two-month Ebola outbreak in the...

IOM supports DR Congo’s production of minerals

The UN Migration Agency (IOM), through its USAID-funded Responsible Minerals Trade programme, provided support to the export of conflict-free and traceable artisanal (small scale)...

DR Congo agrees to UN investigation into Kasai abuses

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution on June 23, 2017, directing the UN high commissioner for human rights to...

Zuma and Kabila to hold talks on Sunday

President Jacob Zuma will on Sunday, 25 June 2017, host the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), His Excellency President Joseph Kabila...

Investigate the Congo atrocities, Zeid tells UN

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday called on the UN Human Rights Council to establish an international investigation...
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Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from DR Congo

The CFS has contacted the Congolese authorities over the issue and will closely monitor information issued by the OIE on avian influenza outbreaks The Centre...

EU sanctions 9 people in DR Congo

They join the 7 people on whom the EU imposed sanctions as of 12 December 2016 in response to the obstruction of the electoral...
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African countries on alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

African countries, including Rwanda, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, have heightened surveillance measures at borders following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in...
Thomas Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries.

Ghana issues alert on Ebola

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday issued an alert on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), calling on regional directors to enhance their preparedness. The...

Ahmad Farroukh appointed as Executive Director of Smile Telecoms

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd (“Smile”), a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is delighted...