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News Republic of Congo: IMF Aid to Congo Republic on Hold Over Glencore, Trafigura Impasse

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
IMF Aid to Congo Republic on Hold Over Glencore, Trafigura Impasse
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/01/24/business/24reuters-congorepublic-oil-traders-debt.html

Talks to salvage a tentative $1.7 billion (£1.3 billion) debt restructuring between Congo Republic and energy traders Glencore and Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] are stuck, sources said, jeopardising an International Monetary Fund bailout for the debt-hobbled nation.

News Republic of Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 75

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 75
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-virus-disease-external-situation-90

From 6 to 12 January 2020, eight new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported from Mabalako, Beni, and Musienene Health Zones in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of the ...

News Republic of Congo: Congo Economic Hub Has The Blues Despite Oil Upturn

Published on: Tuesday 31 December 2019
Congo Economic Hub Has The Blues Despite Oil Upturn
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/congo-economic-hub-has-blues-despite-oil-upturn-2894781

If the official figures are any guide, the good times in the Republic of Congo should be returning. Five years after going into a tailspin, oil -- the country's lifeblood -- is flowing at a record 350 ...

News Republic of Congo: Militia Attack Kills 20 In Eastern DR Congo

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Militia Attack Kills 20 In Eastern DR Congo
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/militia-attack-kills-20-eastern-dr-congo-2894076

Militants killed 20 people, most of them hacked to death, in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern Beni region in the latest attack by an armed group blamed for massacres that have sparked angry ...

News Republic of Congo: Militants kill 18 in attack in eastern Congo village

Published on: Tuesday 31 December 2019
Militants kill 18 in attack in eastern Congo village
News source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2019/12/31/Militants-kill-18-in-attack-in-eastern-Congo-viilage.html

Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has said the campaign has dismantled nearly all of the ADF's sanctuaries, but attacks continue unabated. Earlier this month, 22 were killed in ...

News Republic of Congo: Congo's Veteran President Set To Run Anew In 2021

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Congo's Veteran President Set To Run Anew In 2021
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/congos-veteran-president-set-run-anew-2021-2894469

The Republic of Congo, also called Congo-Brazzaville, is a former French colony that gained independence on August 15 1960. Its much bigger neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo, became ...

News Republic of Congo: 1960: Africa's year of independence

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
1960: Africa's year of independence
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/1960-africas-independence-025122627.html

The Republic of Congo also became known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its neighbour of the same name. - 5: South Africans vote in a whites-only referendum for the country to become a ...

News Republic of Congo: City of Joy: meet the fashion designer honouring women who have survived rape and violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Published on: Sunday 22 December 2019
City of Joy: meet the fashion designer honouring women who have survived rape and violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/city-of-joy-meet-the-fashion-designer-honouring-women-who-have-survived-rape-and-violence-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo-lq26w8mgx

It was a Netflix documentary that introduced Tolu Coker to City of Joy, a female rehabilitation community in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The documentary, which first aired in 2016, tells the true story of women who have survived rape and violence in the country; it left the young Bri

News Republic of Congo: Midterm report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2019/974)

Published on: Friday 27 December 2019
Midterm report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2019/974)
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/midterm-report-group-experts-democratic-republic-congo-s2019974

During the period under review, a new Government was appointed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the Group) has begun to establish ...

News Republic of Congo: Security Council, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2502 (2019), Extends Mandate of Stabilization Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Security Council, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2502 (2019), Extends Mandate of Stabilization Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/security-council-unanimously-adopting-resolution-2502-2019-extends

The Security Council today decided to extend until 20 December 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), along with ...

News Republic of Congo: In-form Elhouni boosts Esperance hopes of CAF title hat-trick

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
In-form Elhouni boosts Esperance hopes of CAF title hat-trick
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/form-elhouni-boosts-esperance-hopes-caf-title-hat-135716780--sow.html

Hamdou Elhouni-inspired Esperance of Tunisia want to carry on where they left off in the Club World Cup when the CAF Champions League resumes Friday with three matchday three fixtures. Libyan Elhouni scored a hat-trick in a 6-2 rout of Al Sadd from host nation Qatar last week as his side finished fifth

News Republic of Congo: Congo Court Says State-Owned Miner Gecamines Owes Billionaire $168 Million

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Congo Court Says State-Owned Miner Gecamines Owes Billionaire $168 Million
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/congo-court-says-state-owned-144410985.html

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on TwitterDemocratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned copper and cobalt miner Gecamines is challenging a ruling by a local court that it owes Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler 151.9 million euros ($168 million) to repay a loan.Gertler

News Republic of Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 73

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 73
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-virus-disease-external-situation-88

In the week of 16 to 22 December 2019, 14 new confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases were reported from four health areas within two health zones in North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic ...

News Republic of Congo: 'No Safety Net.' How Climate Change and Unprecedented Flooding Is Destroying Communities in the Central African Republic

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
'No Safety Net.' How Climate Change and Unprecedented Flooding Is Destroying Communities in the Central African Republic
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/no-safety-net-climate-change-093633977.html

Exceptionally heavy torrential rains have caused the Oubangui river, a major tributary of the River Congo that forms the border between CAR and the Democratic Republic of Congo, to overflow on about ...

News Republic of Congo: DR Congo: No justice for 2018 Yumbi massacres

Published on: Wednesday 18 December 2019
DR Congo: No justice for 2018 Yumbi massacres
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/dr-congo-no-justice-2018-yumbi-massacres

(Kinshasa) – Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have not brought to justice those responsible for the massacres of ethnic Banunu in Yumbi territory one year ago. On December 16 and ...

News Republic of Congo: Johnson & Johnson Announces Commitment to Support Republic of Rwanda's Preparedness Against Ebola Outbreak

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Johnson & Johnson Announces Commitment to Support Republic of Rwanda's Preparedness Against Ebola Outbreak
News source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/johnson--johnson-announces-commitment-to-support-republic-of-rwandas-preparedness-against-ebola-outbreak-300971018.html

Up to 200,000 Regimens of Janssen's Investigational Ebola Vaccine to be Supplied to Rwanda for Use in Border Region near Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Dr. Diane Gashumba, Rwanda Minister of ...

News Republic of Congo: Congo Authorities Say Ebola Survivor Falls Ill a Second Time

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Congo Authorities Say Ebola Survivor Falls Ill a Second Time
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/12/08/world/africa/08reuters-congo-ebola.html

GISENYI, Rwanda — An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said on Sunday, saying it was not yet clear if it was a case of ...

News Republic of Congo: Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola at border with Congo

Published on: Sunday 08 December 2019
Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola at border with Congo
News source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/12/09/world/science-health-world/rwanda-begins-vaccinating-ebola-border-congo/

KIGALI – Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination program at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbor. All ...