8 hrs ago
Ebola: An Africa without Africans?
Lucie Lecomte has sent the link to a thoughtful article in Senegal's Sen24heures .
12 hrs ago
Congo-Kinshasa: Response to 'FSC Puts Business Interests First'
Bonn - Following is a statement by the Forest Stewardship Council International Communications Director Karen Bennett in response to a blog by Greenpeace Senior Campaigner Asti Roesle, ' FSC Puts Business Interests First ', published on 27 August 2014 We appreciate the concerns raised by Greenpeace in its statement published on AllAfrica.com on 27 ... (more)
16 hrs ago
Central Africa: Rwandan Rebels Disarm But Future Uncertain
In July 1994, with the RPF was about to win the war against the Habyarimana regime and thus put an end to the genocide, a massive exodus of Hutu refugees took place to Rwanda's neighbours.
19 hrs ago
UN Special Envoy Djinnit Meets with Congolese Leadership, Reaffirm...
UN Special Envoy Djinnit Meets with Congolese Leadership, Reaffirm Centrality of Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework as Linchpin for Stability and Shared Prosperity in the DRC and the Region.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: MSF Reinforces Response to DRC Ebola Outbreak in Boende
The lead teams from Mdecins Sans Frontires who arrived in the Boende health zone, in Republic democratic of Congo 10 days ago were bolstered on Wednesday of this week by the arrival of 17 specialists, including doctors, nurses, logisticians, pharmacists, and hygiene and sanitation specialists.
.com | DRC court opens new hearing in activist's murder
The Supreme Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo prepared Friday for a new hearing in the 2010 murder by police of the country's most prominent human rights activist, Floribert Chebeya.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
British woman 'held captive in Congo to cure her of being gay'
Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday.
Congo-Kinshasa: Hope Deferred - Abrupt End to the Katanga Case Fails Victims
On 25 June 2014, the defence team of Germain Katanga, former commander of the Force de rsistance patriotique en Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo , withdrew its notice of appeal against his conviction by the International Criminal Court .
13 die of Ebola in DRC
A total of 13 people, including five doctors, died of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the country's Minister of Public Health Felix Kabange told Xinhua Friday.
Angola: Angola Repatriation - Antonio Returns Home After 40 Years in DR Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo - When Antonio last stood in his home village of Kwilu, Angola was a colony of Portugal on the verge of becoming independent.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
CPJ Press Freedom Online
CongoNews editor held without charge after criticizing archbishop
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Infection Control Today
Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo Reported to WHO
On Aug. 26, 2014, the Ministry of Health for the Democratic Republic of Congo notified the World Health Organization of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Equateur Province.
Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Eyes Lifetime Presidency and Must Be Given a Way Out
Current events in the elite politics of the DRC should be of great concern for those who follow developments in the country.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola
A woman walks past an isolation ward set aside for Ebola related cases at the Kenyatta National Hospital in the capital Nairobi August 19, 2014.
Congo-Kinshasa: Information Ministry Bans 61 Newspapers
Reporters Without Borders calls on the information ministry to rescind two new decrees, one on 18 August declaring 75 newspapers defunct for failing to publish for the past three years, and one on 20 August banning 61 other newspapers on the grounds that they have no legal existence.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Toshiba's Tomodachi and Gabriela Clossick
In August of this year, a young girl - Gabriela Clossick - a resident of Coral Gables and senior in high school at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, participated in 2014 Toshiba's TOMODACHI Science & Technology Leadership Academy.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Straits Times
Congo says its first Ebola cases are unrelated to West Africa epidemic
Residents, who are in an Ebola quarantine area, complain to a security officer as they wait for their relatives to bring them food and essentials, in West Point, Monrovia in Liberia on August 23, 2014.
Scientists Who Discovered Ebola Almost Caused A Disaster: 'It Makes Me Wince Just To Think Of It'
When Ebola first arrived in Europe on Sept. 29, 1976, the vials of the virus were carried from Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in a shiny blue thermos on a passenger flight.