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Faustin Nyamwasa to seek new refugee status in S A

24 May 2017, 4:14 PM

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has granted an order that withdraws the refugee status of a former Rwandan Army Chief of Staff, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa.

Report sees DRC leads in conflict related displacement

23 May 2017, 9:00 AM

There were over 31 million new cases of internal displacement caused by conflict and the DRC ranks as the top country for displacement caused by conflict.

Newly appointed cabinet in DRC took office

18 May 2017, 7:38 PM

Democratic Republic of Congo’s newly appointed cabinet under Prime minister Bruno Tshibala took oath of office on Tuesday, but was met with jeers from opposition members.

Presidential term extensions a democracy issue in Africa

16 May 2017, 5:05 PM

The African Union Commission says the extension of presidential term limits is a growing threat to democratic rule on the continent.  

Ebola outbreak in remote part of DRC

13 May 2017, 8:30 PM

The first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11 300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo.

African countries commit to sustainable palm oil production

3 May 2017, 12:01 PM

In 2016, seven African countries pledged to protect their rain forests by moving to sustainable palm oil production.

What Africa still needs to do to eliminate malaria

25 April 2017, 7:21 AM

Weak health systems, inaccessibility to malaria control services and poor surveillance systems are to blame for Africa’s inability to curb Malaria.

UN accused of aiding corrupt government in DRC

30 March 2017, 7:00 AM

The United States Ambassador has accused the United Nations of aiding a corrupt government in the Democratic Republic of Congo; a view the UN was cautious to respond to.

Polio vaccine campaign targets 100 million children

25 March 2017, 8:49 AM

Health workers are preparing to vaccinate more than 116 million children against polio across West and Central Africa in a drive to contain an outbreak of the disease.

Deterioration of DRC security raises concerns

22 March 2017, 5:47 AM

The deteriorating security situation in the DRC remains a source of major concern while violence and threats to civilians are no longer concentrated in the east of the country.



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