Wednesday , October 27 2021
Home / Tag Archives: DRC

Tag Archives: DRC

Ugandans among 14 suspected ADF rebels captured in DRC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans are among the suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels that were captured in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. According to Captain Antony Mwalushayi, the spokesperson of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) for military operations, the suspected rebels …

Read More »

58 Congolese held for illegally fishing on Lake Edward

  Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security is holding 58 Congolese fishermen in Uganda for alleged violation of the borders at Lake Edward. According to Josué Mukura, the Executive Secretary of the Federation of Individual Fishermen of Lake Edward (FECOPEILE) in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), …

Read More »

DR Congo reports three new Ebola cases: WHO

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | Three new cases of Ebola virus disease have been confirmed by health officials in the northeastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), five months after the end of a previous Ebola outbreak in the same province, the World Health Organization (WHO) …

Read More »

Kanungu district heightens border surveillance after Ebola outbreak in DRC

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened surveillance by Kanungu district health officials at the common border with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. On October 8th, 2021, DRC’s Minister of Public Health, Hygiene and Prevention, Dr. Jean-Jacques Mbungani Mbanda confirmed the …

Read More »

DR Congo to set up new national airline “Air Congo”

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is preparing to set up “in the coming days” a new national aviation company called “Air Congo”, DRC’s Ministry of Transport said on Sunday. The new airline “will have to be born in the coming days in the …

Read More »

UNICEF on ground to respond to latest Ebola case in DRC

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua |  The UN children’s fund, UNICEF, said Saturday in a statement that it is working with health authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after a new Ebola case was reported in the northeastern part of the country. DRC’s government confirmed late Friday that …

Read More »

Kenyan fishmongers stage protest over impounded trucks

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business grounded to a halt at Busia border on Friday when fishmongers from Busia county in Kenya rose up in arms protesting the impounding of their fish at Mpondwe border in Kasese with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. The fishmongers accused the Ugandan Ministry of Agriculture, …

Read More »

DRC: 11 killed in ADF rebel attack

Kinshasa, DRC, | XINHUA | At least 11 people were killed Thursday night in an attack by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in a shopping mall in northeastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to local security sources. The ADF rebels attacked the …

Read More »