CONGO (RDC) | CONGO (DRC)

11-Oct-2019 to 16:49

Six die in Lubumbashi clashes between militia, police

APA - Kinshasa (DR Congo) — At least six people including five “Bakata Katanga” militiamen and a civilian died Friday in Lubumbashi, the second largest city in southern DR Congo, following clashes that occurred early in the morning between the police and militiamen, who launched their attack in the Luwowoshi district of the city, the Katanga provincial minister of Interior and the mayor of the city said in a report.

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12-Sep-2019 to 23:31

At least 50 perish as DRC train derails

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Fifty people have died after a train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, Steve Mbikayi, the Minister of Humanitarian Action and National Solidarity confirmed.

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30-Aug-2019 to 13:07

DRC Ebola death toll tops 2000

APA - Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Ebola epidemic continues to wreak havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where more than 2000 people have died out of a total of 3000 cases, APA learned on Friday from media sources.

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26-Aug-2019 to 12:02

DRC’s government composition unveiled

APA - Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sylvestre Ilunga, on Monday, announced the list of 65-member Government set up seven months after the swearing-in of Felix Tshisekedi as president.

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09-Aug-2019 to 09:07

Japan team to assess Ebola havoc in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — The Japanese government says it will dispatch a team to the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the extent of the havoc unleashed by ebola epidemic currently blighting the country.

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19-Jul-2019 to 11:40

DRC Ebola death toll climbs to 1,700

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has lingered for 11 months with 2532 confirmed cases and 1705 deaths, Director of the Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC) has said.

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01-Jun-2019 to 10:49

DRC: WHO urges caution as Ebola cases drop

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Ebola cases have dipped slightly in the past weeks in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but the decline should be interpreted with extreme caution, due to the complex environment and fragile security situation, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement Friday.

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