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News Democratic Republic Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 7

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-virus-disease-external-situation-22
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to be closely monitored, with the Ministry of Health, WHO and partners making ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: At least 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in Democratic Republic of the Congo

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/africa/at-least-27-drown-as-riverboat-capsizes-in-dr-congo
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

MBANDAKA, DR CONGO (AFP) - At least 27 people drowned and others were presumed dead after a riverboat capsized on a tributary of the Congo River in northern DR Congo, a local official said on Wednesda...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DRC: Who is running for the presidency? - Deutsche Welle

News source: https://www.dw.com/en/drc-who-is-running-for-the-presidency/a-45545659
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Deutsche WelleDRC: Who is running for the presidency?Deutsche WelleThe Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) plans to go to the polls to elect a new president in December. But the list of candidates, which is scheduled to be published on September 19 doesn't look very promising. The influence of President Joseph Kabila ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo: On the campaign trail in a war zone

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/world/congo-on-the-campaign-trail-in-a-war-zone/ar-BBNwP8v
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo will hold elections in December. Campaigning in the country's war-torn eastern region is particularly perilous, but that hasn't stopped one candidate from hitting the ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: WHO, US CDC, Africa CDC Work With Zambia Ministry Of Health To Strengthen Country's Efforts To Address Ebola - Kaiser Family Foundation

News source: https://www.kff.org/news-summary/who-u-s-cdc-africa-cdc-work-with-zambia-ministry-of-health-to-strengthen-countrys-efforts-to-address-ebola/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

WHO, US CDC, Africa CDC Work With Zambia Ministry Of Health To Strengthen Country's Efforts To Address EbolaKaiser Family FoundationWHO Africa: WHO and CDC support the Ministry of Health to strengthen capacity for detection, investigation and response to Ebola Virus Disease in districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo “The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Villa Banalia in the Democratic Republic of Congo

News source: https://thearchitectureclub.com/architecture/villa-banalia-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Villa Banalia is both a renovation and an adaptation of an old industrial storage building. Formerly used as an office next to a warehouse, this renovation project maximizes its ideal location, its sp...

News Democratic Republic Congo: As Congolese elections near, political art is becoming more dangerous. Just ask Bob Elvis. - PRI

News source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-09-14/congolese-elections-near-political-art-becoming-more-dangerous-just-ask-bob-elvis
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

PRIAs Congolese elections near, political art is becoming more dangerous. Just ask Bob Elvis.PRIRelated: Tracing conflict gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is clear from the start that Bob Elvis is not and does not aspire to be a “bling bling” style rapper, as he calls the likes of commercial hip-hop artists like Jay-Z or Drake. He ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo state TV sacks journalists after opposition coverage

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/africa/dr-congo-state-tv-sacks-journalists-after-opposition-coverage/ar-BBNtnej
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo's state-run television announced Monday it had fired two reporters who covered an opposition leader's press conference in defiance of editorial policy. The journalist ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: At least 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in Democratic Republic of the Congo - The Straits Times

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/africa/at-least-27-drown-as-riverboat-capsizes-in-dr-congo
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

The Straits TimesAt least 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Straits TimesMBANDAKA, DR CONGO (AFP) - At least 27 people drowned and others were presumed dead after a riverboat capsized on a tributary of the Congo River in northern DR Congo, a local official said on Wednesday (Sept 19). "We pulled 27 bodies from the ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as 'strategic' in coming days - mines minister

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/congo-declare-cobalt-other-minerals-strategic-coming-days-153412138--business.html
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

KOLWEZI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The prime minister of Democratic Republic of Congo will sign a decree in the coming days to designate cobalt and other minerals as "strategic" and the...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DRC's Special Economic Zone: Questions abound - africanews

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/19/drc-s-special-economic-zone-questions-abound/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

africanewsDRC's Special Economic Zone: Questions aboundafricanewsBut the Democratic Republic of Congo lacks even the basic infrastructure to set up a special economic zone, let alone the right policy environment to pull off one. The political instability that has dogged the country for ages would also discourage ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Children are among the first victims of a new Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

News source: https://www.unicef.org/stories/children-are-among-first-victims-new-ebola-outbreak-democratic-republic-congo
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

On 1 August, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced a new Ebola virus outbreak in the North Kivu region of the country. As of 16 September, there have been over 140 reported ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DRC set to unveil candidates for troubled elections - Eyewitness News

News source: https://ewn.co.za/2018/09/19/drc-set-to-unveil-candidates-for-troubled-elections
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Eyewitness NewsDRC set to unveil candidates for troubled electionsEyewitness NewsKINSHASA - The marathon road towards elections in Democratic Republic of Congo reaches a critical point Wednesday with the publication of officially-vetted candidates for the 23 December poll in which two heavyweight contenders have been sidelined.and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Serologic Markers for Ebolavirus Among Healthcare Workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

News source: https://academic.oup.com/jid/advance-article/doi/10.1093/infdis/jiy499/5102506
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, an...

News Democratic Republic Congo: 40% of world's poorest people will be Nigerians and Congolese by 2050 - Nairametrics

News source: https://nairametrics.com/40-of-worlds-poorest-people-will-be-nigerians-and-congolese-by-2050/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Nairametrics40% of world's poorest people will be Nigerians and Congolese by 2050NairametricsAccording to the report, by year 2050, both Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be home to over 40% of world's extremely poor people. The annual report which tracks progress being made by countries on the United Nations Sustainable ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo's Music Artists Get Political

News source: https://www.voanews.com/a/congo-music-artists-get-political/4571753.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, rappers are getting involved in politics — including one well-known rap artist who hopes to fix the country's problems by running for a seat in parliament. Lexxus ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Human Rights Council holds a general debate on human rights situations that require the Council's attention (18 ... - Reliefweb

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/human-rights-council-holds-general-debate-human-rights-situations-require-councils-0
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Human Rights Council holds a general debate on human rights situations that require the Council's attention (18 ...ReliefwebIn the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Spain called for a judicial reform that would allow perpetrators to be brought to account. Spain called on Venezuela to establish constructive cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo set to unveil candidates for troubled elections

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dr-congo-set-unveil-candidates-troubled-elections-103635774.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo's marathon road towards presidential elections was set to reach a key stage Wednesday with the publication of officially-vetted candidates for the Dec...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo-Kinshasa: On the Campaign Trail in an African War Zone - AllAfrica.com

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201809190448.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: On the Campaign Trail in an African War ZoneAllAfrica.comThe Democratic Republic of Congo will hold elections in December. Campaigning in the country's war-torn eastern region is particularly perilous, but that hasn't stopped one candidate from hitting the trail - on foot. Chrispin Mvano is on the campaign ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Fear of Ebola keeps the faithful away from church in Congo

News source: https://www.herald.co.zw/fear-of-ebola-keeps-the-faithful-away-from-church-in-congo/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

KAMPALA. – Thousands of faithful in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are staying home from church services to avoid contracting or spreading Ebola. “We are staying in our homes. We can’t go to chu...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 7 - ReliefWeb

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-virus-disease-external-situation-22
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

ReliefWebDemocratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 7ReliefWeb1. Situation update. The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to be closely monitored, with the Ministry of Health, WHO and partners making progress in response to the outbreak.

News Democratic Republic Congo: Glencore, China Moly face higher cobalt royalty taxes in Congo

News source: http://www.mining.com/web/glencore-china-moly-face-higher-cobalt-royalty-taxes-congo/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

(Bloomberg) — The Democratic Republic of Congo will declare cobalt a strategic metal, imposing a 10 percent royalty tax on producers including Glencore Plc and China Molybdenum Co. The measure will in...