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Confederation Of Africa Athletics

Africa Jr. Athletics Championship: Mauritania, Niger and DRC Out

Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) said Tuesday Mauritania, Niger and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will miss the continental junior championships after they failed...
Ebola

UN Humanitarian Boss calls for support to fight Ebola in DRC

The UN humanitarian chief on Monday called on the international community to support the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...
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DRC: Amnesty International lauds President Tshisekedi’s decision to set prisoners of conscience free.

Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Sarah Jackson, says President Tshisekedi decision to release of prisoners of...
Violence

Western DRC: 535 Killed in Inter-Tribal Violence

Recent fights between tribes in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have claimed at least 535 lives with the toll expected to go...
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DRC: UN reports the death of 537 people from Ebola

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 537 deaths among the 844 cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of...

Ebola virus: A high number of cases still reported in DRC

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most...
United Nation

South African FM calls for dispatching mediators to DRC

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

UN calls on all parties in DR Congo to refrain from violence

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appealed for all parties to “refrain from violence” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), following the...
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Disputes Emerge Erupt in DRC Over Presidential Election

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was declared early Thursday morning the winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while disputes...
Soldiers Get-together

Ghanaian Troops in DRC Make Merry

The Ghana Battalion (GHANBATT) serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Congo (MONUSCO) has organized a Christmas Get-Together for troops of the...

GRACE: Awarded For Showing Love To Gorillas

Born Free Foundation’s Co-Founder, Virginia McKenna OBE, is delighted to announce that Jackson Mbeke,Director of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Gorilla Rehabilitation and...
Ebola vaccine

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...
Ebola Virus

Russia to Help DRC fight Ebola

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

May 13 world news summary at 1530 GMT

LONDON -- Two British nationals who were held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been released, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson...
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Uganda Quarantines Suspected Ebola Case

A passenger travelling from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) en-route to Kenya has been isolated at Uganda's Entebbe International Airport, as Ebola...
EBOLA VIRUS

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Ethiopia on high alert

The Ethiopian government said Saturday that it is on high alert to counter the Ebola virus disease following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic...
Ebola

Kenya deepens ebola screening at its borders

Kenya's Health Ministry said on Friday that it has intensified border surveillance to prevent an outbreak of Ebola disease in the country. Sicily Kariuki, the...
Ebola

Ghana On High Alert Over DRC’s Ebola Outbreak

Ghana is on high alert following the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a senior official...
SADC

SADC Summit Urges DRC Authorities to Stop Human Rights Abuses

As the Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila continues to snub efforts by the international community to bring peace and stability to the...

Aid Funds Quickly Dwindling As Congolese Flee to Zambia

The number of refugees fleeing militia violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and arriving in Zambia has crossed the 12,000 mark...

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...
DRC

Zambia, DRC hold talks to enhance bilateral ties

Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday pledged commitment to continue promoting bilateral ties which have existed over the years. Zambia's Minister...

Somalia, S. Sudan, DRC new major destinations of Kenya’s exports

Kenya's exports to Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan are on the rise with the countries emerging as the next major...

Mining sector and gov’t must partner to build sector – Randgold CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of Randgold Resources, Mark Bristow says a mutually beneficial partnership between the country’s government and the mining sector is required...
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Sub-Saharan Africa: AfDB to support small businesses with a €5 million equity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le...
Ebola testing

Ebola: New technology introduced in DRC for rapid diagnosis

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is using these new tools, as well as classic ones, to respond to an ongoing outbreak of the...

400,000 children in Congo at risk of severe acute malnutrition

In Central Kasai Province alone, more than one-third of health centers have been forced to close following looting, due to security concerns for staff...
Ebola deaths topped

Ebola kills 3 people in remote DRC province

A race against the clock has begun to contain an outbreak of Ebola in a remote northern area of the Democratic Republic of the...
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DRC Ebola Outbreak with West Africa as Case Study

With a new outbreak of Ebola cases being announced last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, I am reminded of early 2014 when...

Ebola Disease: Outbreak reported in remote and hard to reach areas in Congo

On 9 May 2017, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele...