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Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

It will arrive in the eastern city of Goma, in North Kivu province, on October 18 and be used from the beginning of next month

DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

A total of 1803 lives have been lost in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record, according to figures released Wednesday.

Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders

Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely

Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000

The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations

More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic

The current outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after an epidemic killed more than 11 300 people in West Africa in 2014-2016

MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo ‘failing’ to contain outbreak

The ongoing Ebola outbreak is the 10th in the country's history and the second largest ever recorded worldwide.

Ebola fear empties DRC village schools

Teaching staff and aid workers fear that children who walk around freely in the village pose a risk far worse than they would pose in a classroom

UN: South African peacekeepers in DRC face paternity claims

The latest allegations have surfaced a month after South African troops were accused of sexually exploiting women in North Kivu.

M23 in the DRC, one year on

The M23 rebellion, the latest of a string of armed insurgencies in the DRC's North Kivu province, has been active for one year now.

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Vaccine trial results due in December

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

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Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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