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DRC authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions
DRC authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between...
Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola
Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola
On Wednesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a “health...
DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised...
It’s closing time in Kinshasa
It’s closing time in Kinshasa
The long, loud nights of Kinshasa’s street life are likely to be shortened by the new governor of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s unruly...
More than 100 civilians killed in fresh South Sudan violence, UN says
More than 100 civilians killed in fresh South Sudan violence, UN says
The United Nations said on Wednesday that conflict had intensified in a region of South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of...
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are reports that two people have lost their lives in western Uganda. The...
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organisations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered...
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers...
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), authorities said, as aid workers warned that the...
Africa's disappearing forests
Africa's disappearing forests
This week, Liberian activist Alfred Brownell won the prestigious Goldman Environmental...
Losers in Africa’s presidential elections need to be more strategic
Losers in Africa’s presidential elections need to be more strategic
A new strategy by opposition party leaders in Africa who have lost elections is emerging. They contest the results and demand that fresh elections...
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government - and the...

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