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Central Africa

Tackling Ebola outbreak in remote Congo presents huge challenge – WHO

An Ebola outbreak affecting up to 20 people in an extremely remote area in the Democratic Republic of Congo presents a high risk at...

Congo’s President Nguesso refutes claims of clinging to power

President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has dismissed claims by his opponents, that he wants to remain in power for life. Nguesso,...

Normalcy gradually returning to Banguassou – U.N.

The UN mission in the Central African Republic says the situation in Bangassou is gradually returning to normal. The city witnessed a series of heavy...

Christian sect members attack Congo prison, free leader – Govt

Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader attacked the prison holding him in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, freeing him and about other inmates...

WHO preparing authorisation, logistics for Ebola vaccination in Congo if needed

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday its experts have not yet decided whether to use newly developed vaccines to try to contain...

Ivory Coast’s Renegade soldiers reject government deal

Renegade soldiers in Ivory Coast have rejected a proposed deal to end their mutiny over unpaid bonuses. They say they will not give up on...

Central African Republic death toll could reach 30: U.N.

TVC E. BANGUI (Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic's border town of Bangassou amid ongoing attacks by...

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Sunday a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of...

Western envoys shun Qatar event attended by Sudan’s Bashir

Western diplomats shunned the opening ceremony of a conference in Qatar on Sunday attended by Sudan's president, who is wanted for war crimes by...

South Sudan’s ousted army chief returns to capital

South Sudan's ousted army chief Paul Malong returned to the capital Juba on Saturday, saying he had no intention of staging a revolt against...
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