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How Uganda may end up paying billions to DRC – Experts report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda could end up paying billions of Shillings to the Democratic Republic of Congo as compensation for occupation of its territories during the 1997 to 2003 war if the Hague based International Court of Justice (ICJ) decides to adopt compensation figures recommended by its experts. Four …

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UN condemns killing of religious figure in eastern DRC

New York, US | XINHUA |  The high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Miguel Moratinos, on Sunday strongly condemned the brutal killing of a religious figure in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Sheikh Ali Amin Uthman, the representative of the Islamic community of Beni, was …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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