CONGO (RDC) | CONGO (DRC)

31-May-2019 to 12:56

Late Etienne Tshisekedi lying in state at Kinshasa stadium

APA Congo (Kinshasa) By Mathias Odiekila — The mortal remains of Etienne Tshisekedi, which arrived in the Congolese capital Kinshasa on Thursday night from Belgium was on Friday taken to lie in state at Martyrs Stadium.

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27-May-2019 to 18:11

Cholera vaccination campaign begins in DRC's North Kivu

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — More than 800,000 people will be immunised against cholera in North Kivu in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following the launch of a major vaccination campaign on Monday.

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23-May-2019 to 18:10

UN strengthens Ebola response in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — With the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now in its tenth month and the number of new cases increasing in recent weeks, the United Nations announced Thursday measures to strengthen its response and end the outbreak.

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20-May-2019 to 18:47

Tshisekedi names Ilunkamba new DRC PM

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunga Ilunkamba as Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according an announcement by the presidency.

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20-May-2019 to 12:19

DRC’s Moise Katumbi returns from three year exile

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi, who has been in exile in Europe for nearly three years, returned home on Monday in his stronghold in Lubumbashi (Katanga) where he was given a popular welcome.

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09-May-2019 to 10:54

DRC ebola deaths top 1,000 - UN

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the spread of the deadly virus.

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07-May-2019 to 17:11

WHO adapts ebola vaccination strategy in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) Tuesday issued new recommendations to address vaccination challenges in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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