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Congo ratifies African Court protocol

The Democratic Republic of Congo has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on...
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Africa Unable to Build Pandemic Resilience Despite Experience of Ebola – WHO Adviser

African countries were, on the whole, unprepared for the outbreak of COVID-19, despite many nations' experience of combating epidemics of Ebola and measles, Robert...
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Over 400,000 People Displaced After Volcano Erupts in DR Congo – IOM

More than 415,000 people have had to leave Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in the aftermath of the active Nyiragongo...
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African Union chairperson presents new initiative on Ethiopia’s Nile dam issue

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi, also the current chairperson of the African Union, has presented a new...
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UN boss commends all countries reaching zero malaria goal

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday commended all countries that have reached the target of zero malaria. "We commend all countries that have reached...

Congo-Brazzaville presidential poll likely to hand win to ’emperor’

dpa/GNA - Citizens in Congo-Brazzaville headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a presidential election that looks likely to hand Denis...

Cereal output, import must rise in Low-Income Food Deficit Countries

Crop Prospects and Food Situation, a quarterly publication by Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Markets and Trade Division, indicates that cereal output and import...

EU officials offer condolences for Italian ambassador killed in Congo

dpa/GNA - EU officials expressed their condolences to the family of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio, who was killed in an attack on a...

Italian ambassador to Congo killed in ambush on UN convoy

dpa/GNA – The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was among three people killed when their humanitarian convoy was fired upon...
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UN boss condemns massacre of civilians by armed groups in DRC

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday expressed shock at the recent massacre of civilians by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in North Kivu province...
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World Insights: From earthquake recovery to coronavirus battle: A tale of Tibetan dance and...

As the temperature continues to drop on western China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, local school kids still look forward burningly to their recess for a dance. ...

In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
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Uganda suspends operations of 208 aid agencies over violation of regulations

Uganda has suspended operations of 208 humanitarian agencies over violations of rules governing refugees in the East African country, a top government official said...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

11 killed by armed people in Burundi – official

A group of armed people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) killed 11 citizens on Monday in Rumonge province, southwest Burundi, a...

44,000 Africans missing amid COVID-19 restrictions – ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday it has registered nearly 44,000 people as missing in Africa with nearly half...
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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....
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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...