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

Man Hangs Himself, Wife and Toddler Stabbed to Death

[News24Wire] year-old man hung himself from a tree after apparently stabbing his girlfriend, 23, and two-year-old son to death at Ga Thoka village in Mankweng policing area outside Polokwane on Friday.

[News24Wire] year-old man hung himself from a tree after apparently stabbing his girlfriend, 23, and two-year-old son to death at Ga Thoka village in Mankweng policing area outside Polokwane on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Political Killings in KZN Continue, Strongly Condemned

[News24Wire] A prominent African National Congress (ANC) activist and a municipal councillor from the Inkhata Freedom Party were gunned down in separate incidents in Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) on Friday.

[News24Wire] A prominent African National Congress (ANC) activist and a municipal councillor from the Inkhata Freedom Party were gunned down in separate incidents in Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa