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DR Congo ‘not ready’ for December polls: opposition

31 October 2018, 7:03 AM

The Democratic Republic of Congo is “not ready” to hold long-delayed elections in December, the main opposition party said Tuesday, the day after the army handed over 150 trucks and a dozen aircraft for use by the electoral commission. “One hundred fifty trucks can’t cover our vast national territory which doesn’t even have the road […]

Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo

29 August 2018, 6:43 AM

The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, ays the health ministry said Monday.

Ebola, which causes fever, vomiting and diarrhoea, is spread through direct contact with body fluids.

Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

13 August 2018, 7:50 AM

Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment.

Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak

8 August 2018, 9:49 AM

Nine confirmed Ebola victims have died since the virus resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month, the country’s health ministry said Tuesday.

DR Congo leader maintains suspense over plans

20 July 2018, 6:07 AM

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, kept his country guessing on Thursday over his political plans five months ahead of crucial elections.



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