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1 hr ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online
An editor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been held by police without charge for a week in connection with libel allegations over a column published in the privately owned bi-weekly CongoNews , according to local journalists and news reports.
5 hrs ago | Scoop
The roadmap "responds to the urgent need to dramatically scale up the international response," WHO said in a statement .
9 hrs ago | Foreign Policy
A friend was asking me about my recent trip to Rwanda. What, he wanted to know, surprised me the most? No, actually, just the opposite.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
The World Bank has cut its 2014 growth forecast for Rwanda, blaming delayed spending on energy and transport and a slowdown of credit growth to the private sector.
15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
SylvestreMudacumura, the reclusive FDLR military commander. This is the only photo available to the ICC which has indicted him on dozens of charges With sales of Hemp, charcoal, ivory and taxation Rwandan FDLR rebels are making millions of dollars annually with help from Congolese army units in the east of the massive country, says a classified ... (more)
Kate Heath is raising awareness of waste and recycling by wearing all the non-oganic rubbish for the next 14 days she generates.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 27, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union , Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, met with the newly-appointed United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, on 26 August 2014, at the AU's headquarters in Addis Ababa, as he begins his new mission in the ... (more)
Current events in the elite politics of the DRC should be of great concern for those who follow developments in the country.
Roberto Calderoli claims video evidence from the Congo shows CA©cile Kyenge's father - a tribal leader - putting a 'macumba' on him as punishment for the insult The senior politician who caused outrage by comparing Italy's first black minister to an orang-utan, now claims he is under siege from vengeful African spirits.
Authorities have asked airlines landing or transiting through any of the five East African Community member states to introduce special surveillance forms for tracking down Ebola suspects.
Nigeria is cracking down on hunting and discouraging the use of wild animals for entertainment to stave off the spread of Ebola.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst ever outbreak of the disease.
On 7 August, the members of the Security Council heard briefings by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , Martin Kobler, the outgoing Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great ... (more)
Mansa/Aug 26/14, ZANIS - A 40-year-old has been killed by a mob justice in Mwansabombwe for allegedly setting ablaze houses in which property worth over K46, 000 has been destroyed.
Human rights experts from five East African countries and Democratic Republic of Congo say despite progress in their countries in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments appear reluctant to draft and implement local laws.
ECDC: New outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo likely unrelated to the west African outbreak a On 24 August 2014, the Minister of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo confirmed an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the area of Djera, outside Boende, Equateur province,northern DRC.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:32 pm
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