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Source: International Rescue Committee | 3 days ago
Jacqueline Weyer, National Institute for Communicable Diseases It’s been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April, almost 700 people have succumbed to the disease, making this the second worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. It’s second only to the West Africa outbreak of 2013 to 2016...
Andoni Maiza Larrarte, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea and Gloria Claudio-Quiroga, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria It was confidently billed at the time as the “deal of the century”. The Sino Congolaise des Mines (Sicomines) was the most significant Chinese investment project in Africa when it was agreed in 2007. The infrastructure agreement gave Chinese partners mining rights to...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: election results contested, but reveal overwhelming desire for changeAdministrator -
Julie M Norman, Queen's University Belfast The long-awaited results of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s presidential election, announced by the state electoral commission early on January 10, will no doubt be challenged. While opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was declared the victor, another opposition figure, Martin Fayulu, had been consistently polling as the favourite...
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