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UNICEF condemns killing of children in DR Congo

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday denounced an attack that killed 16 people, including five girls under the age of 15,...
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Armed clashes in DRC add to flow of displaced people: UN

Clashes between government troops and armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have triggered a flow of hundreds of thousands...

COVID-19 more than 900 cases confirmed in Africa

Africa has confirmed 905 cases of COVID-19 in 36 countries on the continent as of March 20, compared with 147 cases one week ago....
Un Working Closely With Government Of Ghana To Address Covid

30 African countries report 443 COVID-19 cases as death toll reaches 10

Some 443 total COVID-19 cases have been reported in 30 African countries as of Tuesday, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...

Congo confirms first case of coronavirus

The Republic of the Congo confirmed the country's first case of COVID-19 Saturday, authorities said. The first case was confirmed after biological tests, said...
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Angola may withdraw from free movement agreement with two Congos

Angola may pull out in the near future, from the tripartite agreement on free movement of people and goods it signed 21 years ago...
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American doctor under close surveillance for Ebola

An American citizen will be transported privately to Nebraska Medical Center for monitoring after possible exposure to the Ebola virus while providing medical assistance...
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African Gov’ts urged to reduce trade constraints

The Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASCs) has urged African governments to create congenial environment for businesses to thrive by ensuring transparency of laws,...

CHAN Draw Slated For November, 17 In Rabat

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championships (CHAN), has disclosed that the draw for the 2018 CHAN in Morocco would be held...

I don’t regret choosing Ghana – Edwin Gyasi

Black Stars midfielder Edwin Gyasi, has said he has no regret choosing Ghana over Netherlands, having made his second appearance for Ghana last Sunday...
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Coach Kwesi Appiah Busily Prepares Against Egypt

Coach Kwesi Appiah is busily preparing his charges for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Egypt with 21 players currently in camp. The Black...

3 Years REDD+ Project Ends

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended after three years of its implementation in the country. The Project which was launched...
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Inadequate Grassroot Participation Hindering Climate Change Efforts

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended with limited capacity at the grassroot level being identified as a major gap...
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UNHCR: Displacement in DRC Could Get Out of Hands

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s...

Egypt qualified for 2018 World Cup after 2-1 win over Congo

After more than two decades of absence, the Egyptian national soccer team was qualified on Sunday for the World Cup finals to be held...

Africa50 Makes Guinea and DRC Sharehplders in Investment

Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, held its third Shareholder Meeting in Dakar on Tuesday, September 12. President Macky Sall of Senegal welcomed the...

Ghana’s Dreams for 2018 World Cup Revived

The Black Stars of Ghana put up a spirited performance against the Red Devils of Congo to record a 1-5 score line in the...
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FIFA 2018 WC: Congo Puts Ghana in Tight Position

Four-time African champions, Ghana, were held to a pulsating 1-1draw by visiting Congo in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Baba Yara...
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Ghana Highly Prepared for Congo Encounter for WC Qualifier

Ghana's Black Stars on Monday began to tune up in preparation for Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo. Head Coach Kwesi Appiah had invited...

CHAN 2018 Qualifier: Guinea Hosts Senegal on Tuesday

The countdown to the 2018 Total African Championships (CHAN) would begin after Guinea hosts Senegal on Tuesday. Senegal goes into the second leg encounter in...

African Court to hold training programs to equip 40 Ghanaian lawyers

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) is to equip 40 lawyers on ‘legal grounds for representing Indigent applicants before the...

Africans urged to shine a spotlight on its own innovations

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has said Africa needs to promote its homegrown innovations that have been proven to solve real and difficult human...

Royal Phillips launches heath facility in Kenya

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Mandera County (the...

Canada’s International Development Minister to visit Ghana and Congo

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Ghana from July 2...

Millions of Africans to have online access

Nearly 4 million people in rural Africa will be connected to telecommunications for the first time thanks to an initiative by Africa Mobile Networks,...

DR Congo: Groups urge UN to investigate Kasai Violence

The United Nations Human Rights Council should urgently establish a commission of inquiry into the situation in the central Kasai region of the Democratic...
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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...

Congo prison break: Police put Rebel chief atop wanted list

Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group staged a daring attack Kinshasa’s central prison, breaking out their leader and other prisoners, with at least eight...

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...