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Congo ethnic killings may amount to crimes against humanity: UN

11 January 2020, 6:57 AM

Killings, rapes and other barbaric violence committed by an ethnic armed group in the north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo against a rival group may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly even genocide, the United Nations said.

aftermath of Congo Floods

Extreme weather leaves Congo capital residents underwater

10 January 2020, 6:23 AM

Paulin Bolumbu thought his family lived a safe distance from the Congo River, but in November the water overran its banks by more than half a kilometre, inundating his corrugated iron house.

Ebola victim getting vaccine

First Ebola relapse recorded in Congo outbreak, WHO says

20 December 2019, 5:47 PM

 Health officials in eastern Congo have documented the first relapse in the current Ebola epidemic, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Congo rolls out measles vaccination in Goma amid civil unrest

12 December 2019, 7:23 AM

The Democratic Republic of Congo and WHO launched the third phase of the measles immunisation campaign Wednesday, with the ultimate aim of reaching 18.9 million children across the country by year-end.

DRC efforts to fight Ebola pay off

2 December 2019, 8:31 PM

A continental forum to assist the Democratic Republic of Congo’s efforts against Ebola has attracted pledges worth $55 million, above its target.¬†

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