The African Union (AU) on Friday called for immediate international actions to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has lingered for almost one year with a high number of casualties.
Despite a highly effective vaccine and a swift international response after it was declared 11 months ago, the Ebola outbreak has proved tenacious.
The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday,fueling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally.
In 2007, African Union countries committed to investing at least 1% of GDP to Research and Development.
Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Brian Baloyi says the national team is not bold enough to attack teams at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The number of Ebola outbreak cases is increasing on a daily basis in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s affected zones.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s leader said Sunday he had ordered the army to launch a “large-scale” operation against armed groups in the restive east after the killings of scores of civilians.
Hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt, confirmed their place in the knockout stages after a 2-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say.