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DR Congo says latest Ebola outbreak under control
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DR Congo says latest Ebola outbreak under control

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 19, 2018 young Congolese girls look at a poster explaining the symptoms of Ebola in Mangina, near Beni, in the North Kivu province.<br />In the village of Mangina, where dozens have died of Ebola at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo's […]

Top DR Congo court excludes Bemba from presidential race
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Top DR Congo court excludes Bemba from presidential race

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 24, 2018 former vice-president of Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba addresses media representatives during a press conference in Brussels. The Democratic Republic of Congo's highest court, on September 3, 2018 ended former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's bid to stand in this year's […]

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Child victims of DR Congo Ebola outbreak need ‘special care’:UNICEF

The ongoing deadly Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) has particularly affected children, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said. The outbreak in North Kivu Province was declared on Aug. 1, and the UN children’s agency reported that more than 50 […]

DR Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment
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DR Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

A World Health Organization (WHO) worker administers a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on […]

25 line up for DR Congo presidency
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25 line up for DR Congo presidency

Former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary (2nd2) is pictured at the Electoral Commission in Kinshasa on August 8, 2018.<br />DR Congo President Joseph Kabila, ending months of speculation, has chosen former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary to be his successor in upcoming elections, the government said on Wednesday. / AFP […]

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Six killed in DR Congo rebel attack

Six civilians have been killed in an attack attributed to Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civilian and military sources said Saturday. Late Friday, the ADF entered the town of Mayi-Moya where “they killed six civilians and injured another”, Donat Kibwana, administrator […]

DR Congo’s Kabila backs ex-interior minister for election
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DR Congo’s Kabila backs ex-interior minister for election

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 26, 2018 President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, holds a press conference for the first time in five years in Kinshasa.<br />Kabila, 47, has been at the helm since 2001, presiding over a vast mineral-rich country with a reputation […]

DR Congo’s Kabila to stand down ahead of election
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DR Congo’s Kabila to stand down ahead of election

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 26, 2018 President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, holds a press conference for the first time in five years in Kinshasa. Kabila, 47, has been at the helm since 2001, presiding over a vast mineral-rich country with a reputation […]

Latest Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start: WHO
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Latest Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start: WHO

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 20, 2018 an attendant charged to handle the access to the Ebola security zone disinfects shoes outside the Wangata Reference Hospital in Mbandaka, northwestern Democratic Repubic of Congo. The Democratic Republic of Congo on August 1, 2018 reported an outbreak of Ebola […]

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DR Congo declares 4 new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Officials from the Health Ministry said four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest of the huge country was declared over. Twenty people have died from hemorrhagic fevers in a densely populated area […]

Heavy security as DR Congo ex-warlord ‘heads home’ to contest vote
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Heavy security as DR Congo ex-warlord ‘heads home’ to contest vote

Former vice-president of Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba addresses media representatives during a press conference in Brussels on July 24, 2018. Bemba, who was acquitted last month of war crimes, will return to the country on August 1 ahead of end-year elections, his party announced. / AFP PHOTO / […]