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Row in DR Congo as Kabila's brother stripped of office

Urdu Point 06 May 2021
Lubumbashi, DR Congo, May 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th May, 2021 ) .The younger brother of DR Congo's powerful ex-president Joseph Kabila was sacked Thursday as governor of an eastern province, in a move that sparked an angry response from Kabila loyalists.

DR Congo: A guide to community-focused humanitarian action

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
Whether it’s through participative theatre, radio plays, helpdesks, focus groups or football matches, the ICRC delegation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has explored a wide variety of ways to engage with communities ... ICRC communications coordinator in the DRC.

UNHCR Uganda Factsheet - January – March 2021

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
However, spontaneous movements to and from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continued via unofficial crossing ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Anti-Monusco Protests Send a Clear Message to Tshisekedi

All Africa 06 May 2021
On 23 April, around 100 women protested in Beni, in north eastern ...

The Forest People: Life and Death under the Green Revolution

Resilience 05 May 2021
... Africa and the Congo ... The Democratic Republic of Congo has to be amongst modernity’s greatest tragedies ... The situation is no better within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the endless cycles of violence have seen the most shocking abuses against the Mbuti populations.

Expedite action on procurement, deployment of Covid-19 vaccines-Minority

Business Ghana 05 May 2021
There is information that 200,000 AstraZeneca vaccines originally meant for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but reallocated to Ghana would expire next June ... to ensure that the vaccines coming from the DRC or elsewhere meet all the necessary safety and efficacy standards.
photo: AP / Hani Mohammed
In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, a man feeds children halas, a climbing vine of green leaves, in Aslam, Hajjah, Yemen. The U.N. food agency has begun a partial suspension of food aid to areas of Yemen controlled by the rebels amid accusations they were diverting aid from the war-torn country's hungriest people, the group said Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Millions staring at famine as food insecurity soars: Report

Al Jazeera 05 May 2021
Those most affected by food insecurity live in countries of conflict or recent conflict – including the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Sudan ... The DRC was hit by all three top driving factors, creating a disastrous 40-percent increase in food insecurity – from 16 million in 2019 to almost 22 million in 2020.

Mbawuike: Deconstructing Nigeria’s insecurity challenges

Business Day Online 05 May 2021
Paschal Mbawuike, an America-based Nigerian private sector player, is livid with the unfortunate security crisis in Nigeria and, therefore, calls for a concerted effort to combat it ... Bush ... Recall that Ambassador Cohen has played a key role in the Us-africa relations for over five decades, serving as US Ambassador to Senegal, Uganda and Congo DRC ... .

Latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak in DR Congo declared over

Beijing News 04 May 2021
The 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was declared officially over on Monday, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu, but it marks the end of the country's fourth outbreak of the deadly disease in less than three years, said the World Health Organization (WHO).

DR Congo declares state of siege over conflict in east

Anadolu Agency 04 May 2021
A state of siege proclaimed in the Ituri and North Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will come into effect on Thursday for a 30-day period, President Felix Tshisekedi has announced ... The DRC has been plagued by violence for decades as several rebel groups ...

Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Specialist DR Congo

Reliefweb 04 May 2021
The NRC country programme in DRC encompasses four area offices in eastern and central DR Congo and implements five Core Competencies (Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Shelter, WASH, Livelihoods & Food Security and Education), as well as a Rapid Response Programme ... Goma, DR Congo with 50% travel to the field.

WHO: Small Ebola Outbreak Contained in DR Congo

Beijing News 04 May 2021
The World Health Organization says a small outbreak of the Ebola virus has been contained in an eastern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to Congo's Ministry of Health, the outbreak inflected 12 people and killed six in North Kivu province.

DRC president orders military, police to take over northeastern provinces under state of siege 04 May 2021
KINSHASA, May 4 (Xinhua) -- The civilian authorities in two northeastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where a state of siege was declared days ago to curb surging violence by armed groups, will be replaced by military administrations, said a presidential order issued late Monday.

Mining industry risk aversion could slow the pace of energy transition — report

Mining Dot Com 04 May 2021
For example, a small band of players have license to and appetite for operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – as well as domestic firms, Chinese, Russian and one or two Western players operate mines in the country. Operating in the DRC and adhering to higher ESG ...

WHO Director-General congratulates DRC for handling 12th Ebola outbreak

Ghana Web 04 May 2021
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO), has congratulated all involved in bringing an end to the 12th Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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