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World Bank deploys $300 mn to DR Congo to contain Ebola outbreak

Washington, United States | AFP | The World Bank announced Wednesday it was deploying another $300 million in crisis aid for DR Congo to help contain the year-old Ebola outbreak. The financing comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) last week declared the current outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International …

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DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher fell ill with Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, the first recorded case of the disease in the urban hub in a nearly year-old epidemic. Goma, which has a population …

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2019 AFCON: D-Day as Cranes face DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes start their 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign against a tricky Democratic Republic of Congo side in a Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on Saturday. Coach Sebastien Desabre’s side will be cheered on by a couple of …

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Over 830,000 cholera vaccinations planned in DR Congo: WHO

    Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  More than 830,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organization said Monday. The campaign will be implemented by DR Congo’s health ministry with …

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