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Uganda arrested 60 Rwandese, Congolese nationals over illegal entry

Ugandan police on Tuesday said it has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals over illegal entry into the east African...
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Uganda deploys elite force in capital ahead of Jan. 14 polls

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday said an elite force has been deployed in the capital Kampala to stamp out criminality ahead of the...

Ex-Zambian vice president dismisses report of arrest in DRC

Former Zambian Vice-President Nevers Mumba on Sunday denied reports that he has been arrested by authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC leaders to meet over regional security issues

The Southern African Development Community will on Friday convene a heads of state and government summit in Gaborone, Botswana, to deliberate on the Islamic...
Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

COVID-19: Foreign Ministry announces end of evacuation exercise

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Saturday said it has ended the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians abroad due to the COVID-19...

South Sudan concerned about spread of Ebola during COVID-19

South Sudan said on Sunday it was monitoring the border with Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to avert the spread of Ebola during...
Nigerian traders

EAC urged to hasten admission of DR Congo to boost intra-regional trade

The East African Business Council (EABC), a private sector association comprising investors involved in exporting and importing, on Wednesday urged the East African Community...
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DRC announces lifting of state of health emergency across country

The state of health emergency against the COVID-19 pandemic across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be lifted from Wednesday, President Felix Tshisekedi...
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Over 3,000 DR Congo refugees cross into Uganda: UN

Over 3,000 refugees fleeing ethnic clashes in neighboring eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed into Uganda after a three-day temporary reopening of...

Angola redoubles border surveillance amid fears of reported Ebola cases in DR Congo

Angola on Thursday said it is intensifying precautionary measures in the border areas of the eastern Lunda Norte Province with the Democratic Republic of...

Africa CDC closely monitoring new outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday said its specialized health institution, the Africa CDC, is closely monitoring the situation while preparing to support responses...

54 people killed by militiamen in northeast DR Congo

At least 54 people killed in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) overnight Tuesday to Wednesday in northeast Ituri province in the...

Angola pledges to increase border surveillance with DRC

Angola has said it will increase the number of border guard police to combat the border violations that have been recorded in the neighboring...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

DRC seeks Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa’s intervention in border dispute with Zambia

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has approached Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa to mediate in its long-standing border dispute with Zambia, government-controlled media reported Tuesday. DRC...
South Sudan

UN lauds South Sudan for opening borders to refugees from DRC amid COVID-19 pandemic

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Friday lauded South Sudan for opening its borders to hundreds of people displaced by recent violence from the...
Mushindamo Road

Chinese enterprise to upgrade Mushindamo road

A Chinese firm is mobilizing on-site in Northwestern province after the enterprise has been awarded a 22 million dollars (an equivalent of 400 million...
Un Envoy For Great Lakes Region Voices Optimism Despite Challenges

UN envoy for Great Lakes region voices optimism despite challenges

The UN envoy for the Great Lakes region, Xia Huang, on Wednesday voiced optimism, citing events in the past year with positive implications for...
Zambia Congo Border Market

Zambia-Congo border market remains “alive” amid COVID-19

Zambia's ministry of health is screening the public travelling to Kasumbalesa, a one-stop border point with the Democratic Republic of Congo to check on...

48 killed in DR Congo heavy rain

At least 48 people died as a result of the torrential rain that hit the city of Uvira last Friday and its surrounding areas...
DR COngo conflict

More than 30 died in fighting in DR Congo

At least thirty-five people were killed Saturday and Sunday in the offensive between the armed forces (FARDC) against the armed group CODECO in several...

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in DR Congo exceeds 200

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) registered a total of 207 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, up 24 from the previous day, according...

Trucks marooned at Zambia/DRC border entry

Trucks transporting various imported goods to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are marooned in Zambia following recent temporal closure of Kasumbalesa, a one-stop...
COVID-19: Ghana

7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in DRC

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed at the laboratory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday night, according...

DR Congo confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases

Health Minister Eteni Longondo announced on Saturday the confirmation of five new COVID-19 cases on Friday night in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic...
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...

South Sudan’s farmers pin hope on peace to restore shattered livelihoods

For over 40 years, Gabriel Dete survived on farming to feed his extended family until all came to an abrupt end four years ago...
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Ghanaians mark independence anniversary in DR Congo

The Ghana Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has marked the 63rd independence anniversary of Ghana at a colourful ceremony. The programme brought...
A staff member disinfects subway train carriage in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 13, 2020. To ensure the safety of passengers, Changsha has stepped up various prevention measures at subway stations to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, such as disinfection in subway stations and subway train carriages, temperature measuring, setting up new observation points and publicity of epidemic prevention information. (Xinhua/Chen Zeguo)

Experience in fighting Ebola to help end COVID-19 – Jean-Jacques Muyembe

The fight against the COVID-19 could benefit from the experience in fighting the Ebola epidemic, according to Jean-Jacques Muyembe, coordinator in charge of the...
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Kenya’s beach volleyball team hunts for Olympic ticket

Kenya coach Sammy Mulinge has called for consistence and focus from his players as they head to Abuja, Nigeria for the second round of...

At least 24 killed by militiamen in northeast of DRC

At least 24 people were killed in an attack by militiamen in a village in the province of Ituri in the northeast of the...