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RPT-Spike in Ebola cases pushes Congo outbreak to 'tipping point' - aid workers

11 Oct 2018

DAKAR, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies said on Thursday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could be tipping into a wider crisis as the number of new cases spiked and violence grounded health workers for a second time.

Spike in Ebola cases pushes Congo outbreak to 'tipping point': aid workers

11 Oct 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies said on Thursday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could be tipping into a wider crisis as the number of new cases spiked and violence grounded health workers for a second time.

Spike in Ebola cases pushes Congo outbreak to 'tipping point' - aid workers

11 Oct 2018

DAKAR, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies said on Thursday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could be tipping into a wider crisis as the number of new cases spiked and violence grounded health workers for a second time.

Burkinabe farmer wins 'alternative Nobel' for drought-fighting technique

24 Sep 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday.

Burkinabe farmer wins 'alternative Nobel' for drought-fighting technique

24 Sep 2018

DAKAR, Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday.

Plot, poison, or curse? Ebola rumors spread in Congo

20 Sep 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some think the disease is a plot to kill off opposition voters. Others believe it is a money-making scheme by foreign groups.

Plot, poison, or curse? Ebola rumours spread in Congo

20 Sep 2018

DAKAR, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some think the disease is a plot to kill off opposition voters. Others believe it is a money-making scheme by foreign groups.

Ghana's market women score win against forced eviction

20 Sep 2018

ACCRA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a junk-strewn lot on the outskirts of Ghana's capital, weary-looking street vendors gathered to hear their leader Vida Tangwam passionately protest their impending eviction.

Burkina Faso arrests dozens for FGM in biggest crackdown yet

19 Sep 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Burkina Faso police have arrested at least 28 people for female genital mutilation, the biggest crackdown to date, after 50 girls were hospitalized, government officials said on Wednesday.

Film on rape victims' recovery shows unseen side of Congo war

14 Sep 2018

DAKAR, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new film on Netflix aims to make eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's brutal conflict feel personal as it follows rape victims' "awe-inspiring" path to recovery, said director Madeleine Gavin.

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