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With memories of Rwanda - The Gambian minister taking on Suu Kyi

05 Dec 2019

BANJUL The genocide case brought against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) - the first of its kind initiated since the 1990s - may not have happened at all but for a scheduling conflict. | Video

Congo mine deploys digital weapons in fight against conflict minerals

01 Oct 2019

RUBAYA, Democratic Republic of Congo In a small shack overlooking muddy pits hewn out of eastern Congo's rolling green hills, a government official puts a barcoded tag on a sack of ore rich in tantalum, a rare metal widely used in smartphones.

U.S.-funded clean minerals project raises concerns in Congo

27 Sep 2019

LONDON/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 27 (Reuters) - D emocratic Republic of Congo plans to look into potential conflicts of interest in a U.S.-funded project to certify mines that produce minerals such as gold and tin responsibly, a Congolese official told Reuters.

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000

30 Aug 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems. | Video

Ebola outbreak in east Congo's main city tests flexibility of response

06 Aug 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Deo Bakulu has been washing his hands every chance he gets since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's main city of Goma last month.

Ebola outbreak in east Congo's main city tests flexibility of response

06 Aug 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Deo Bakulu has been washing his hands every chance he gets since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's main city of Goma last month.

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma

02 Aug 2019

GOMA, Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east's main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, officials said.

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn

25 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and show results, health officials say.

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