The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the latest Ebola outbreak Wednesday in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak, declared on June 1, infected 130 people and caused 55 deaths in the province of Équateur. It was the eleventh outbreak to hit the country.
Over 20 civilians were killed in an attack on a village in an eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The area’s local authorities said the militant group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)was behind the attack but the ADF hasn’t claimed responsibility for the attack.
Thousands of people on Monday went against the ban on demonstrating in Kinshasa, where police dispersed the crowd with tear gas, four days after the death of five people due to violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Protesters were led by the former warlord and former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba.
Three people are dead in protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the appointment of Ronsard Malonda as the head of the nation’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI). The decision was already passed by the National Assembly last week, and it is awaiting the president’s signature.
Several cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were in turmoil on Thursday, responding to the call to protest launched by the UDPS of President Félix Tshisekedi. At least one person was killed in the capital, Kinshasa, and three others suffered gunshot wounds in the UDPS stronghold of Kananga.
Eleven people, both civilian and military, died on Saturday in an attack attributed to militias in Ituri, in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a local source said today. Law enforcement officials, police, and an administration official are among the victims.
Will Africa arise after the Corona virus pandemic is over? Africa need to fully utilize the untapped wealth resources and fight corruption so that her people will not be vulnerable during difficult times. The continent need to focus on grassroots empowerment. Main focus have to be in the following sectors , food production(agriculture revolution) , water and Sanitation , health , electricity energy sources , industrialization revolution, vocational training skills and research centers.
The governor of Zaire Province, in Angola, guided the strengthening of border surveillance since Thursday due to the emergence of two positive cases of COVID-19 in the region of Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The two positive cases recorded in the Congolese region of Matadi come from Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC.
At least 36 people have died and 42 others injured by floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The DRC’s eastern provinces, especially South Kivu, have been hard hit by heavy rains in recent days. As per the UN’s estimates, more than 1.2 million people have been displaced by the catastrophe and are in dire need of food, as well as the other basic amenities.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a total lockdown of the capital Kinshasa for four days to prevent coronavirus transmission. Per AfricaNews, “residents would then be allowed to stock up on food in the following two days. The same pattern is scheduled to be repeated for the next three weeks.”
Today saw the number of infections by the new coronavirus in Africa exceed by 1,000 in 40 countries across the continent, with records of 30 deaths, according to the latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic. In total, 1,107 cases of infection have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. The very first case on the continent was reported on February 14, in Egypt.
While Covid-19 puts Italy under the bell, Africa continues to slowly calculate proven cases on its territory. After the latest Coronavirus case in Kinshasa, a Congolese resident from France, the number of patients with coronavirus on the continent has reached 111, according to the news sources.
The Congolese capital, Brazzaville, will host a mini-African summit on the Libyan crisis on January 30, before the AU summit scheduled for February 9th. It comes at a time when the Libyan capital is witnessing a state of security chaos, after the expansion of the presence of militias and foreign mercenaries in its various parts that are still under the authority of the government.
The French language is the fifth largest language in the world behind English, Mandarin, Hindi and Spanish. France itself is the second largest French speaking county in the world behind DR Congo. Today, French language Gigs can be translated into over 100 different languages– not just English– allowing the French gig poster to greatly increase their markets.
(Monroe, LA.) — An emergency room at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport-Monroe Medical Center was shutdown out of an abundance of caution. A patient, who had recently arrived from Africa showed up sick with EBOLA symptoms. The hospital tells us they informed the Louisiana Office of Public Health, and the hospital quickly sounded the EBOLA alarm throughout the hospital.
At least 43 people were killed in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a series of attacks over the weekend. The attacks were carried out by rebels with links to the Islamic State group and were in response to a new military offensive in the area, a human rights group said. The president of a Congolese human rights group known by its French acronym CEPADHO, Omar Kavotha, said that the rebels were trying to force the people against the military so that they demand the military action to be stopped.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced former Congolese rebel leader, Bosco Ntaganda, to 30 years in prison Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It is the longest sentence issued so far by the ICC.
Refugees on Planes is paying for flights for illegal alien migrants to arrive on planes in the United States. A organization called Refugees on Planes is paying for flights for migrants to airports all over the world.
Ebola Outbreak Map did some serious internet research and was able to identify this organization that is paying for African migrants to fly on planes that are arriving each day here in the united states and in Europe. Migrants fly on planes using airline tickets given to them by refugees on planes organization from Europe the migrants then are able to to take another flight and arrive in united states.