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News Topic - Congo

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Breaking Down Community Resistance in Ebola-Affected Congo A unique project is making strides in breaking down community resistance toward international efforts to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent S
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Congo's Virunga park reopens eight months after deadly ambush Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park has reopened after the deadly ambush of a tourist group led to its closure last year over security fears, the park's director said on Saturday.
Reuters | Feb 16, 2019 1:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
DR Congo supply surge drains power from cobalt price Despite production issues hitting output, the slump is expected to continue until 2022
Financial Times | Feb 14, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Women fear being asked for sex in exchange for Ebola vaccine: charity Women and girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo fear they may be asked to perform sexual favors in exchange for receiving the Ebola vaccine and other services, according to research from several non-governmental organizations. The International Re
New York Post | Feb 13, 2019 9:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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Thousands Fleeing New Violence in South Sudan's Central Equatoria State UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeing a surge in refugee arrivals from South Sudan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Over the past few days thousands of desperate people have been crossing the border to escape fighting and violence against
WebWire | Feb 13, 2019 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thousands flee fresh violence in South Sudan, many suffering from trauma Over the past few days thousands of desperate civilians have been fleeing a fresh outbreak of violence in South Sudans Equatoria state, seeking safety in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), many suffering from trauma.
UN News Centre | Feb 12, 2019 7:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Violence in South Sudan Sends Thousands Fleeing to DR Congo The United Nations refugee agency says a surge of violence in South Sudan's Yei State has displaced some 8,000 civilians and sent an estimated 5,000 people fleeing to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Clashes between the South Sudanese army an
Voice of America | Feb 12, 2019 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN tells Belgium to apologise for its colonial past in Congo Read full story for latest details.
Telegraph.co.uk | Feb 12, 2019 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN agency cites refugee 'surge' from new South Sudan clashes GENEVA (AP) The United Nations refugee agency says 13,000 people have fled renewed fighting and violence in parts of South Sudan in recent days, many into neighboring Congo. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees cites a “surge” of arrivals i
KSBY 6 Action News | Feb 12, 2019 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Luis Obispo, California
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Ebola death toll tops 500 in Democratic Republic of the Congo with nearly 100 CHILDREN killed The second worst outbreak in history has ravaged the Democratic Republic of the Congo since August. More than 60 per cent of people to have caught the virus so far have died as a result.
Mail Online | Feb 12, 2019 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend