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    • WHO urges family support for diabetes patients

      APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — As countries around the world observe “World Diabetes Day,” Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has stressed the need...

    • Kenya looks to coast guard to stem revenue loss

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is now set to join a group of elite African countries with highly specialized service guarding territorial waters with the planned launch of the coast guard service, the gove...

    • Kabila's 'anointed successor' consults Namibian leader

      APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, the presidential candidate for the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday briefed...

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    13-Nov-2018 to 13:17

    DRC opposition leaders renounce Geneva accord

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — The agreement signed Sunday in Geneva by the DRC opposition, agreeing to make Martin Fayulu its flagbearer for the December 23 presidential election, is in serious trouble.

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    02-Nov-2018 to 17:10

    Uganda begins Ebola vaccination exercise Monday

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda will next week start vaccinating front line health workers against Ebola in five districts neighbouring DR Congo, where an active outbreak has been reported in recent weeks.

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    02-Nov-2018 to 16:51

    Pope Francis appoints new Archbishop for Kinshasa

    APA Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Monseigneur Fridolin Ambongo Besungu has been appointed by Pope Francis as the new Archbishop of Kinshasa.

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    17-Oct-2018 to 20:16

    DRC electoral body initiates training on voting machines

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Technicians from the South Korean voting machine manufacturer Miru Systems, are due to in DR Congo to train officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) on the functionality of the device.

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    17-Oct-2018 to 18:50

    DR Congo protests ‘brutal’ Angola expulsions

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Kinshasa has sent a strongly-worded official protest to Luanda, demanding explanation over what it called the brutal expulsion in recent weeks of its citizens from neighbouring Angola.

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    26-Sep-2018 to 14:50

    DRC: Kabila confirms DRC to hold elections December 23

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by correspondent Mathias Odiekila — President Joseph Kabila in his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday confirmed that presidential, legislative and provincial elections will take place on December 23, 2018. To this end, the activities planned in the timetable drawn up by the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) have been respected, and everything would be done to ensure “credible and peaceful” elections, he declared.

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    29-Aug-2018 to 17:34

    School to resume in DRC’s Ebola-hit areas

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — School is set to resume in DR Congo including Ebola-hit parts of the country, the minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Gaston Musemena revealed.

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