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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...
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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...
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DR Congo capital issues stay-at-home order amid coronavirus outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'s capital city Kinshasa on Thursday evening announced an order for its over 11 million residents to stay...

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...

Tanzania to invite international tenders for SGR project to connect Rwanda, DR Congo

The government of Tanzania said on Sunday it was in final touches of inviting international tenders for the construction of a standard railway gauge...
Quadripartite Summit | Luanda, 12 July 2019

Angola to host quadripartite summit to discuss regional security issues

Heads of state of Angola, DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda will come together in the Angolan capital on Feb. 2 to discuss issues related...
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18 dead in plane crash in DR Congo

At least 18 people were killed in a plane crash in a peripheral area of Goma City, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic...
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Uganda, DR Congo leaders agree to advance bilateral trade

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and visiting Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader Felix Tshisekedi have agreed to advance trade and economic ties between the...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Uganda, UN force discuss need for joint operations in restive eastern DR Congo

Uganda's ministry of defense and the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resolved that there is need for combined...
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DR Congo’s Ruling Party Demonstrates After Senatorial Elections

Activists of the ruling party UDPS took to the streets in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday as they...

Ebola disease intensifies in DR Congo-WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has hinted that the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity in Democratic Republic of the Congo. According...

Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...

South African Countries Interferes in DR Congo Peace Calls

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from acts of...

DR Congo’s EC Declares Tshisekedi Winner in Presidential Race

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to interim results proclaimed early Thursday morning...

Uganda, DR Congo to hold talks over attacks at common border lake

Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will hold fresh talks over disputed waters on common border lakes shared between the two countries...

Libya : The Most Generous Country In the World- CAF World Giving Index

According to World- CAF World Giving Index, numerous people across the world are helping strangers and volunteering their time, to them but...
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DR Congo takes delivery of first experimental Ebola Vaccine

The first batch of experimental vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Wednesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic...

DR Congo: New Urban Cases of Ebola Outbreaks Discovered

The Ebola outbreak of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has entered a "new phase" following the first reported case of the deadly...

Why DR Congo Has Become more Susceptible to Ebola

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Doctor Tedros Adhanom said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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WHO Sounds Alarm Over DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that stopping the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will be...

Tourists Visiting Uganda Assured of Safety

The Ugandan military on Saturday assured tourists that the country is safe amid reports of two British nationals being kidnapped in neighboring Democratic Republic...
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Angola Covers All Angles Towards Ebola Prevention

Angola is taking measures to prevent the Ebola virus disease, following its outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to a...

DRC: Kamuina Nsapu militia believed to have killed 8 people

Eight members of a same family were beheaded on Thursday evening by suspected members of the Kamuina Nsapu militia in Kasaï-Central province in central...
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AU strongly condemns attack against UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers in DR Congo

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemned the attack against the United Nations peacekeepers and Congolese soldiers...
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International bodies reaffirm commitment to supporting peaceful transition in DR Congo

The Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region have reaffirmed their...

Gabon, Djibouti Suspended By CHAN Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), has decided to suspend Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the competition in 2020. In...

DR Congo reiterates commitment to fighting sexual violence

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaffirmed its commitment to fighting sexual violence in conflict with the launch of a Military Justice Book at...

DR Congo loses over US$1bn annually to malnutrition

The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1,637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the...

Kwadwo Asamoah set for Black Star return next month

Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah would feature for the Black Stars' in the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo next month. Asamoah returns after three years...