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Doctor fighting Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo killed in hospital...

A doctor has been killed after a hospital in Butembo in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo came under attack. The Director-General of the World Health...

DR Congo president urges citizens to take Ebola outbreak seriously

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation’s worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and...

Concerns grow about Ebola outbreak in war-torn eastern DR Congo

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191...

Groups halt Ebola work in response to violence in DR Congo

The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, with the violence prompting aid groups to...

Ebola vaccinations begin in North Kivu

Ebola vaccinations have begun in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the Ministry of Public Health the vaccinations will...

Teams all set for crucial Ebola vaccination in DR Congo

The death toll from an outbreak of a fresh strain of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 34 even as...

Death toll in Central African Republic’s capital rises to 19

Central African Republic’s president on Wednesday declared three days of mourning as the death toll from renewed sectarian violence in the capital rose to...

Watchdog groups say South Sudan’s oil money funds civil war

South Sudan’s state-owned oil company has been “captured by predatory elites” and is being used to fund the country’s civil war, including a government-aligned...

UN warns famine could return to South Sudan

A new United Nations report says more than half of the people in the world’s youngest nation face extreme hunger amid civil war and...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Experts identify two more suspected cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the Democratic Republic of Congo is once again facing an outbreak of Ebola. Health experts identified two more...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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