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Ebola strain that killed three in DRC may be more virulent

Business Day 19 May 2022
The strain of Ebola virus that killed all three people known to have caught it in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since April may be more virulent, according to a non-profit group that runs three treatment centres there ... Ebola virus disease was discovered in Congo, Africa’s second largest country by land area, in 1976.

Afreximbank appoints new CEO and CIO for FEDA

B & FT Online 19 May 2022
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Ms ... Ms. Ngoyi, who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has over 17 years of experience ... Ms ... Additionally, she was CEO of a commercial bank in the DRC for two years – leading a financial turnaround by restoring its financial profitability ... Ms ... Mr ... Mr ... ....

US reports 1st monkeypox case of 2022: 10 things to know

Hindustan Times 19 May 2022
An image created during an investigation into an outbreak of monkeypox, which took ...

Monkeypox cases detected in Spain, Portugal and US

Arab News 19 May 2022
An image created during an investigation into an outbreak of monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 1996 to 1997, shows the arms and torso of a patient with skin lesions due to monkeypox ... Monkeypox was first recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the 1970s.

DR Congo president made Mossad chief feel ‘unwelcome’

Dawn 18 May 2022
The head of Israeli spy agency was expelled from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2019 after the country’s president grew suspicious that Mossad may be planning a regime-change conspiracy against him, Israeli publication Haaretz reported on Tuesday ... When Tshisekedi found out, he told Cohen he was not welcome in the DRC for such meetings.

Truss wants reassurance over ‘appalling’ behaviour before lifting Oxfam aid ban

Belfast Telegraph 18 May 2022
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) last year stopped sending aid cash to the charity after claims emerged of sexual misconduct by its staff in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ... the DRC allegations concluded, with three members of staff being dismissed.

Rwanda genocide fugitive 'died in 2002': UN prosecutors

The New Arab 18 May 2022
One of the last five fugitives wanted for his role in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Pheneas Munyarugarama, died in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2002, UN prosecutors said on Wednesday ... largely basing himself in the DRC's eastern Kivu provinces as a senior FDLR leader.

Rwanda genocide suspect Phénéas Munyarugarama confirmed dead

Beaumont Enterprise 18 May 2022
International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ... A statement from Brammertz’s office said that Munyarugarama “died from natural causes on or about 28 February 2002 in Kankwala, in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he was also buried.”.

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

Beijing News 18 May 2022
In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the Zimbabwe government. Once back in the DRC, their government rejected 15 of them, who were sent back to detention facilities in Harare ... Zimbabwe hosts 22,400 refugees and asylum seekers ... This is not an African phenomenon ... Author.

First repeat Peace REC (P-REC) transaction to expand funding for Goma solar project

Longview News-Journal 17 May 2022
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) purchase from 2020 is expanding with a new purchase by Microsoft of credits from solar projects in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ... Nuru is a company dedicated to enhancing connectivity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Nearly 100 civilians, mostly displaced, killed in E. DRC: UN

Xinhua 17 May 2022
UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The killing of almost 100 civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last week raises concern over persistent insecurity in the area, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday ... DRC.

Microsoft buys more certificates to back solar mini-grid in DR Congo

Renewables Now 17 May 2022
US technology giant Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ.MSFT) has made a second investment in Peace Renewable Energy Credits (P-RECs) linked to a solar project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ... The computer software major has entered into an agreement with DRC-based mini-grid developer Nuru.

Ugandan military announces withdrawal from DR Congo

Anadolu Agency 17 May 2022
Uganda will pull out its troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in two weeks, the military said on Tuesday, following a joint operation against the Allied ...

Grapevine May 18, 2022: A matter of significance

The Jerusalem Post 17 May 2022
■ IN CELEBRATION of the 59th Africa Day, which was established in May 1965 by the Organization of African Unity, which was the precursor of the present-day African Union, the ambassadors and heads of mission of Angola, Cameroon, Congo DRC, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, ...

Widow of slain DRC human rights defender urges DRC to try alleged mastermind who fled

News24 16 May 2022
The widow of a human rights defender murdered by the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) police in 2010 has called on authorities to track down every single person implicated ... .

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