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Poachers kill elephants in Gabon

“Central Africa is fighting for the survival of the African forest elephant, with more than 70% of the population wiped…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on December 8 cholera was monitored in six countries: Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria….

Plague in DRC

As if Cholera, Measles, Polio and Ebola were not enough, the Democratic Republic of Congo has experienced this year an…

Ebola in DRC

So far there have been 3320 cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ebola has killed so far…

Blow to Northern Corridor As Tanzania Signs Deal to Link SGR to Burundi, DRC

“The SGR link gives landlocked Burundi and DRC direct access to the Dar es Salaam Port, greatly boosting Tanzania’s Central…

One injured, 10 arrests in anti-UN demo in DR Congo

“A student was injured and 10 other people were arrested on Wednesday in renewed protests in eastern DR Congo at…

Saving River Congo from drying up

“With ongoing environmental degradation in the Congo forest, researchers are working on regional interventions to save the Congo River and…

Congo-Kinshasa: A Toxic Mix of Abuses On Congo’s Oil Palm Plantations

“The employment provided by PHC could be critical in lifting people out of poverty and improving their lives. However, many…

Plane crash kills at least 18 in eastern Congo

“Rescue workers pulled 18 bodies from the rubble after a plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city…

Congo government opens Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to oil exploration

“The government of the Republic of Congo has, according to its own maps, opened up new areas for oil exploration in…

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