Tuesday , April 13 2021
Home / Tag Archives: DRC

Tag Archives: DRC

Ebola infects 29 people, kills 13 in Guinea, DRC

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Two African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 29 Ebola virus cases and 13 deaths so far, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Saturday. Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the 55-member …

Read More »

MOH carrying out Ebola risk assessment in border districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is assessing the risk that the recently declared Ebola case in DRC presents to the country. According to the health ministry, surveillance teams have been sent to the border districts of Kasese, Ntoroko and Bundigudbyo to study the situation and give …

Read More »

New Ebola case emerges in eastern DRC

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | A new positive case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in North Kivu, a province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the communication made by the Minister of Public Health Eteni Longondo on Congolese national television (RTNC) on Sunday. The victim is …

Read More »

MPs seek review of DRC road funding plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament are proposing to cut funding for the construction of a road in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by up to 50 percent as a means to reduce the amount of money borrowed domestically. The Ugandan government announced earlier that it would …

Read More »

FDC activists arrested in Kampala over unlawful procession

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police arrested Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party activists protesting against Uganda’s plans to construct roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo- DRC. Two weeks ago, the Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala said that Uganda will construct a road in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). …

Read More »

Museveni makes case for road projects outside Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that the proposal to construct roads in countries out of Uganda is meant to boost trade that can enable Uganda to get resources. He was speaking during the 58th Independence Day celebrations held at State House Entebbe. MPs and …

Read More »

Road construction in DRC to boost trade – Minister Wamala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has plans to construct more roads in neighboring countries as a means to boost trade. This was revealed by the Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala who was addressing journalists at the government media centre on Tuesday on the proposal that will see Uganda …

Read More »