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Third Ebola case in North Kivu province of DRC Confirmed

Third Ebola case in North Kivu province of DRC Confirmed

FEATURED, Health, NEWS
Case found in Butembo, epicentre of a major outbreak that was declared over last June after nearly two years. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has confirmed a third Ebola case this week in North Kivu province, provincial health minister Eugene Nzanzu Salita has said. The case was found in Butembo, a city of more than one million people and the epicentre of a major outbreak of the disease that was declared over last June after nearly two years. “We are in a meeting to gather all the information on the investigations done around this case,” Salita said on Friday. Congo’s health ministry announced a resurgence of the disease on February 7, after a woman contracted Ebola and died. She was married to a survivor of the previous outbreak. Two people have died from Ebola th...
ADF KILLS DOZENS IN CHRISTIAN AREA OF CONGO

ADF KILLS DOZENS IN CHRISTIAN AREA OF CONGO

FEATURED, NEWS, Politics
KINSHASA, CONGO (BosNewsLife)– At least 58 people were killed, and 17 kidnapped when Muslim militants attacked two villages in the mainly-Christian north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last month aid workers say. “Twenty-three people were murdered on September 8. And another 35 were killed two days later in the heavily forested Tshabi area of southern Ituri province,” added Barnabas Fund, a Christian charity investigating the cases. It quoted a villager, Tshabi, as saying that “People were killed with every sort of weapon, knives, guns. Seventeen people are listed as disappeared, but they have almost definitely been kidnapped.” Barnabas Fund said many people have since fled the troubled region amid fears of more violence. “Villagers in the Christian-majority north...
Fears for Congolese Nobel laureate Mukwege Amid Tensions with Rwanda

Fears for Congolese Nobel laureate Mukwege Amid Tensions with Rwanda

FEATURED, NEWS, Politics, Rwanda
Nobel peace laureate Denis Mukwege has become embroiled in tensions between his native DR Congo and neighbouring Rwanda, leading to growing calls for his protection following a series of death threats. Mukwege, a gynaecologist who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for his work against sexual violence in war, said in late July that he and his relatives had been threatened following a tweet condemning the massacre of 18 people in the DRC's South Kivu province. Mukwege's tweet linked the violence back to the start of more than 20 years of war in eastern Congo which began with the 1996 invasion of the country by rebels backed by neighbouring Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. Without mentioning who the attackers were, he tweeted: "These are the same ones who are still killing...
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