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Congo police detain former minister in Ebola probe

15 September 2019, 7:05 AM

A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country’s response to the Ebola epidemic, police said.

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs to more than 2000

30 August 2019, 11:53 AM

The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed to more than 2 000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems.

Congo intelligence service orders audit of interim government spending

28 August 2019, 6:36 PM

The intelligence agency in DRC has ordered an audit of spending by the interim government that has run the country for seven months since President Felix Tshisekedi’s inauguration, the agency’s head said on Wednesday.

New Congo government shows influence of former president

27 August 2019, 5:37 AM

Congo’s prime minister announced a new government on Monday, eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won an election, with around two thirds of posts going to allies of former president Joseph Kabila.

Congo President, PM name government for first time since December poll win

26 August 2019, 9:41 AM

Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi and his prime minister named a new government for first time since winning an election last December, a statement from Prime Minister Illunga Illunkamba’s office said on Monday.

Latest Ebola outbreak claims 1 965 lives in DR Congo: WHO

24 August 2019, 8:19 AM

The latest Ebola outbreak which started last August has killed 1,965 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.

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Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

20 August 2019, 8:59 PM

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred.

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First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo’s South Kivu: officials

16 August 2019, 3:43 PM

A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo’s South Kivuregion this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak.

Ebola treatment trial shows promise in Congo

13 August 2019, 6:21 AM

Hope may be on the horizon for those fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official’s death

8 August 2019, 7:26 AM

Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior WHO epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.



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