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Africa development resources

Africa Institute for Project Management Studies was founded in 1999 as a capacity building expert and a development think tank…

Ebola in DRC: some numbers

“So far, 440 people have been infected with the virus, 255 of whom have died. ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812040268.html You may also be…

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Epidemic Spreads Further Into Urban Communities and Isolated Areas

“The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. The newest areas to…

Congo-Kinshasa: Kinshasa Is Drowning in Waste

“Every day almost 9,000 tons of garbage accumulate in Kinshasa.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812040100.html You may also be interested in: Peacekeepers killed in…

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak in DRC is Second Worst in History

“the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reached 426 cases, surpassing the number of cases in…

‘Possible terrorist threat’ closes US embassy in DR Congo for fourth day

“The US embassy in Kinshasa will on Thursday be closed to the public for a fourth day following “credible and…

Outbreaks and emergencies

This is the situation in Week 47 and how it compares with previous weeks     Week 43 Week 44…

Cholera in Africa: decreasing, moving

Last week cholera was monitored in 9 countries:Cameroon, DRC, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania. Zimbabwe. This week cholera is…

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi returns to kick off presidential bid

“Congolese opposition scion Felix Tshisekedi returned home to Kinshasa on Tuesday greeted by tens of thousands of supporters as he…

U.S. Says Credible ‘Terrorist’ Threat Against Facilities in Congo

“The U.S. embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that it had received “credible and specific information of…

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