Thursday, August 18, 2022

Congo

August 10, 2022

U.S. worried about Rwanda backing Congo rebels

“We are very concerned by credible reports that Rwanda has supported the M23,” the top U.S. diplomat told a press conference in Kinshasa.

Congo rebels
July 28, 2022

Five Nigerians named in Google’s innovation challenge

Mr Blecher said the 2022 challenge received a total of 425 submissions from 42 countries, representing a 27 per cent increase in total applications.

Google Hq
July 4, 2022

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo over

Between 2014 and 2016, the largest-ever outbreak of the disease took place in West Africa, with more than 11,000 deaths.

World Health Organisation and Ebola patient in DRC
June 20, 2022

Belgium returns Congo independence hero Patrice Lumumba’s tooth to family

Belgium has returned a tooth belonging to the murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba.

Patrice Lumumba
June 15, 2022

Nigeria, six others’ crude oil production dropped in May: OPEC

The OPEC report showed that crude oil output increased in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Angola, Algeria, and Congo.

OPEC
June 6, 2022

Suspected Islamists kill at least 18 in east Congo attack

The ADF is a Ugandan militia that moved to eastern Congo in the 1990s and has killed more than 1,300 people between January 2021 and January 2022.

Congo’s Allied Democratic Forces
June 1, 2022

Rwanda threatens reprisal if Congo attacks continue

Rwanda says it will retaliate if it suffers further attacks from its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta
May 19, 2022

Nigeria, other African countries contained monkeypox in 2020; we’re concerned about outbreak in Europe: CDC

Mr Ouma’s comments come as the United Kingdom confirmed a case of the rare and sometimes fatal animal-borne disease.

Ahmed Ogwell Ouma
May 6, 2022

WHO confirms death of third Ebola patient in DR Congo

Health workers have since last week vaccinated over 350 people, of which more than 250 are contacts.

World Health Organisation and Ebola patient in DRC
April 26, 2022

Three Ebola patients died in DR Congo: WHO

DRC is experiencing its 14th Ebola outbreak since 1976, with the current outbreak being the sixth since 2018 alone.