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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…

DRC – Ebola Response Workers Killed in Armed Attacks

“Ebola response workers were killed in attacks carried out by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World…

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…

Ebola’s death toll

The number of victims has risen to 2195.  The number is still growing but not as rapidly as before. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/item/334140/OEW46-18112019.pdf…

List of African cities by GDP

In the past we have discussed the number of High Net Worth Individuals and their distribution.  We decided today to…

ICC Jails Congo Warlord Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda for 30 Years

“Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, also known as the “Terminator” will spend 30 years in prison after being sentenced for…

Earthquake in DRC

DRC was hit by an earthquake of Magnitude 5.3 https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us700061cc/executive You may also be interested in: What’s Kabila’s game plan?…

DRC experiencing a plague outbreak

In addition to Ebola, Cholera, Measles and Polio, the Democratic Republic of Congo is also experiencing an outbreak of plague…

Ebola in DRC: still deadly

Ebola is still deadly in DRC. WHO writes ” Since our last report on 20 October 2019 (Weekly Bulletin 42),…

DRC hit by two earthquakes

The Democratic Republic of Congo was hit by two earthquakes. One was of 4.7 magnitude and the other one was…

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