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Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

5 September 2019, 12:18 PM

People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying, probably from severe kidney damage, within a year of leaving hospital, according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea.

Felix Tshisekedi

Head of DRC’s public finances watchdog questioned by authorities

1 September 2019, 2:35 PM

The head of Democratic Republic of Congo’s public finances watchdog was detained for questioning for several hours on Saturday, in what he said was retaliation for investigations by his office into spending by senior government officials.

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.

people caring a body into the bus

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.

DRC races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma

2 August 2019, 9:10 PM

Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east’s main city of Goma before dying of the haemorrhagic fever, officials said.

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