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WHO - Dozens Monitored for Possible Ebola in DRC

28 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The World Health Organization says 80 people are now being monitored for Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where officials reported an outbreak of the disease this week. The United Nations agency said Wednesday it was awaiting lab results to confirm... Read more

DRC Mining Awards Set for October

28 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Savious KwinikaJohannesburg — THE mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo will in October celebrate top individuals in the sector following the introduction of the DRC Mining Industry Awards. The awards are scheduled for Lusaka on October 22. "To celebrate the... Read more

Kazungula Choked

28 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Brian HatyokaMORE than 100 trucks from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are marooned at Kazungula Border on the Zambian side because authorities on the Botswana side are not allowing them to enter that country. The move has reportedly been prompted... Read more

Forest Stewardship Council Puts Business Interests First

27 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

press release As a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Switzerland, as well as a Greenpeace campaigner focused on doing everything I can to protect our planet's last untouched forests, I am alarmed that FSC has already decided to allow... Read more

Kabila Eyes Lifetime Presidency and Must Be Given a Way Out

27 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

analysis By Theophile CosteurCurrent events in the elite politics of the DRC should be of great concern for those who follow developments in the country. Systematic efforts are being made by the Presidency and sections of the Presidential Majority to modify the... Read more

Govt Strengthens Measures As Ebola Hits DRC

26 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Philippe Mwema BahatiThe ministry of health has assured the public that various preventive measures are in place following confirmed ebola cases in the DRC. This comes in addition to the ebola outbreak in West Africa, but Congolese and World Health Organization... Read more

Congolese Medical Team Arrives for Ebola Fight

26 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Emmanuel Weedee-ConwayA five man medical team from the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Liberia with a pledge to help Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The five-man team headed by Professor Doctor MuyembeFafum Jean Jacques,... Read more

Ebola - DR Congo Confirms Two Cases

26 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Two out of eight cases tested in an outbreak of deadly fever in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were positive for the Ebola virus. The DRC Health Minister, Felix Numbi, announced this on Sunday. The World Health Organisation (WHO)... Read more

Health Minister Confirms Ebola Deaths in Congo

25 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

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DRC Confirms First Ebola Cases

25 Aug 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed its first cases of Ebola in an epidemic that has hit four other African nations. Seventy people have died in DRC in the past 10 days of a previously unidentified fever. Two out of eight... Read more