Okonjo-Iweala Denies Statement, Warns Mischief Makers

[Vanguard] Ex-minister of finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has on Sunday distanced herself from a statement credited to her, saying that she never said ‘yesterday’s scavengers are today’s saints’.

[Vanguard] Ex-minister of finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has on Sunday distanced herself from a statement credited to her, saying that she never said 'yesterday's scavengers are today's saints'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shell, Eni Oil Executives On Trial for Graft in Nigeria

[Deutsche Welle] A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria’s ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.

[Deutsche Welle] A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria's ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SADC Must Keep Its Eye On the Ball in Madagascar

[ISS] The chances of compromise and dialogue among Madagascar’s political actors are getting slimmer by the day. Violent confrontation between supporters of two former presidents and the government of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina have intensified…

[ISS] The chances of compromise and dialogue among Madagascar's political actors are getting slimmer by the day. Violent confrontation between supporters of two former presidents and the government of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina have intensified recently following contested changes to the country's electoral laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Gor Mahia Fall to Hull City in Friendly

[East African] English Championship side Hull City Sunday beat Kenya’s national soccer champions Gor Mahia 4-3 in penalty shootout to lift the SportPesa title.

[East African] English Championship side Hull City Sunday beat Kenya's national soccer champions Gor Mahia 4-3 in penalty shootout to lift the SportPesa title.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

British Tourists Kidnapped in DR Congo Released After Two Days

[Deutsche Welle] Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two Brits were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.

[Deutsche Welle] Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two Brits were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

WHO Chief Tedros Flies Into DR Congo to Direct Ebola Response

[allAfrica] The World Health Organization’s director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, flew into the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend to visit an area hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

[allAfrica] The World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, flew into the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend to visit an area hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ebola Outbreak in DRC – Are We Better Prepared This Time?

[The Conversation Africa] Two cases of Ebola virus disease have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), just one year after the country declared its last outbreak to be over.

[The Conversation Africa] Two cases of Ebola virus disease have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), just one year after the country declared its last outbreak to be over.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

WHO Reports on Ebola Outbreak in Equateur Province

[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) and a broad range of partners are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) working with the Government to contain an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro health zone, Equateur Province. The outb…

[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) and a broad range of partners are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) working with the Government to contain an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro health zone, Equateur Province. The outbreak was declared three days ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

WHO Acts on Ebola Outbreak In Bas Uele Province

[WHO] On 9 May 2017, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bordering Central African Republic…

[WHO] On 9 May 2017, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bordering Central African Republic. Since 22 April, nine cases including three deaths have been reported. Six cases are currently hospitalized.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa