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News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo to vaccinate 1M people against cholera

Published on: Wednesday 29 July 2020
DR Congo to vaccinate 1M people against cholera
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/dr-congo-to-vaccinate-1m-people-against-cholera/1926191

More than a million people will be vaccinated against cholera in a five-day campaign in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) South Kivu province, authorities said. The oral vaccination campaign, ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Coronavirus and Ebola Together Test a Beleaguered Congo

Published on: Tuesday 28 July 2020
Coronavirus and Ebola Together Test a Beleaguered Congo
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-and-ebola-together-test-a-beleaguered-congo-11596019700

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing a renewed Ebola outbreak inside a coronavirus pandemic, spotlighting a lethal trade-off for poorer nations.

News Democratic Republic Congo: Democratic Republic of the Congo: From one crisis to another

Published on: Tuesday 28 July 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo: From one crisis to another
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-one-crisis-another

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Epidemic, Flood and more; published on 27 Jul 2020 by OCHA ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Distribution of hygiene kits during a cholera outbreak in Kasaï-Oriental, Democratic Republic of Congo: a process evaluation

Published on: Sunday 26 July 2020
Distribution of hygiene kits during a cholera outbreak in Kasaï-Oriental, Democratic Republic of Congo: a process evaluation
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/distribution-hygiene-kits-during-cholera-outbreak-kasa-oriental

English Analysis on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Health, Water Sanitation Hygiene and Epidemic; published on 24 Jul 2020 by BioMed Central

News Democratic Republic Congo: Kamerhe appeal in DR Congo graft case postponed to August

Published on: Friday 24 July 2020
Kamerhe appeal in DR Congo graft case postponed to August
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/kamerhe-appeal-dr-congo-graft-case-postponed-august-001106090.html

An appeal hearing for Vital Kamerhe, a top political figure in DR Congo who last month was sentenced to 20 years' hard labour, was postponed on Friday to August 7, his lawyer told AFP. The delay was ordered "for procedural reasons," said attorney Jean-Marie Kabengela. Kamerhe, 61, an

News Democratic Republic Congo: Widespread logging threatens the Congo Basin’s critical rainforest

Published on: Friday 24 July 2020
Widespread logging threatens the Congo Basin’s critical rainforest
News source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/widespread-logging-threatens-the-congo-basins-critical-rainforest

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a massive country, with a land area the size of Alaska and Texas combined. It’s also home to a large part of the Congo Basin rainforest, a habitat for countless species and a crucial absorber of atmospheric carbon dioxide. But illegal and uncontrolled logging represent major threats to this critical ecosystem. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo's Kabila Prowls The Political Sidelines

Published on: Friday 24 July 2020
DR Congo's Kabila Prowls The Political Sidelines
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/dr-congos-kabila-prowls-political-sidelines-3016971

But nearly 18 months on, former president Joseph Kabila remains a powerful figure, wielding influence in the murky politics of the Democratic Republic of Congo through a network of followers and a ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Disruptions of literacy learning in Jordan and Democratic Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19

Published on: Friday 17 July 2020
Disruptions of literacy learning in Jordan and Democratic Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/disruptions-literacy-learning-jordan-and-democratic-republic-congo

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Education and Epidemic; published on 17 Jul 2020 by UNESCO ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola cases rise, surpass previous outbreak

Published on: Thursday 16 July 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola cases rise, surpass previous outbreak
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-cases-rise-surpass-previous

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Health and Epidemic; published on 16 Jul 2020 by WHO ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: COVID-19 in Democratic Republic of Congo: lessons learned with Ebola outbreaks help to empower communities

Published on: Wednesday 08 July 2020
COVID-19 in Democratic Republic of Congo: lessons learned with Ebola outbreaks help to empower communities
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/covid-19-democratic-republic-congo-lessons-learned-ebola-outbreaks

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Health and Epidemic; published on 08 Jul 2020 by Caritas ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo justice minister resigns after judicial reform dispute

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Congo justice minister resigns after judicial reform dispute
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/congo-justice-minister-resigns-judicial-163545719.html

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tendered his resignation on Saturday in the wake of a dispute with the president over proposed laws that would give politicians more control over criminal prosecutions. In a televised statement, Tunda gave no reason for his departure

News Democratic Republic Congo: 20 killed in DR Congo's volatile north: local official

Published on: Wednesday 08 July 2020
20 killed in DR Congo's volatile north: local official
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/20-killed-dr-congos-volatile-north-local-official-232519507.html

Twenty civilians were killed early Wednesday in Ituri, in the Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile northeast, where the International Criminal Court says crimes against humanity could have taken place. The pre-dawn attack took place in Djugu, north of Bunia, the capital of Ituri province, a local

News Democratic Republic Congo: World’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak ends in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Published on: Saturday 27 June 2020
World’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak ends in Democratic Republic of the Congo
News source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01950-0

The epidemic killed more than 2,000 people — but involved the first widespread use of a vaccine against the virus. The epidemic killed more than 2,000 people — but involved the first widespread use of a vaccine against the virus.

News Democratic Republic Congo: Second-deadliest Ebola outbreak ends in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
Second-deadliest Ebola outbreak ends in Democratic Republic of the Congo
News source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01950-0

The epidemic killed more than 2,000 people — but involved the first widespread use of a vaccine against the virus. The epidemic killed more than 2,000 people — but involved the first widespread use of a vaccine against the virus.

News Democratic Republic Congo: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Revised One International Appeal - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak (MDRCD026), Operation update n° 4

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Revised One International Appeal - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak (MDRCD026), Operation update n° 4
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-revised-one-international-appeal-ebola-1

English Situation Report on Democratic Republic of the Congo and 4 other countries about Coordination, Disaster Management, Children, Persons with Disabilities, Epidemic and more; published on 15 Jun ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Coronavirus fails to halt conflict in DR Congo's powder-keg east

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
Coronavirus fails to halt conflict in DR Congo's powder-keg east
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/coronavirus-fails-halt-conflict-dr-congos-powder-keg-013056254.html?src=rss

Coronavirus has swiftly gained status as the world's No. 1 threat but in eastern DR Congo, one of Africa's most volatile regions, militia killings and ethnic violence are an older and -- for now -- far greater source of dread. "The COVID-19 crisis must not make us forget the atrocities

News Democratic Republic Congo: Surviving a disaster: Lessons from Eastern Congo

Published on: Saturday 09 May 2020
Surviving a disaster: Lessons from Eastern Congo
News source: https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/05/10/surviving-a-disaster-lessons-from-eastern-congo/

Like many parents, I see the coronavirus pandemic through my children’s eyes. My little ones were born in the United States, where there have always been groceries on the shelves, there has always been care for the sick, and they could always move freely around the country and the world. All that is suddenly in […]

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo president's chief of staff denies graft charges as trial begins

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Congo president's chief of staff denies graft charges as trial begins
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/congo-presidents-chief-staff-denies-184802729.html

The chief of staff to Democratic Republic of Congo's president denied all wrongdoing on Monday as his trial on charges of embezzling more than $50 million in public funds opened live on national television. Vital Kamerhe, who appeared at a two-hour hearing wearing prison fatigues and a surgical