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Which is larger, the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo?  2014-11-23
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Belgian Congo and Zaire, at 905,000 square miles, is far larger than the neighboring Republic of the Congo (formerly French Congo), at 132,000 square miles.
World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free  2014-11-22
(CNN) — Ebola has officially been eradicated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization declared Friday, even amid fresh concerns about the deadly virus in places like Sierra Leone and Mali. The United Nations health agency cleared the DRC for Ebola because 42 days had passed since tests came back negative on […]
With Disarmament of Congo Rebel Group Stalled, UN Threats Military Action  2014-11-22
With demobilization of rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo stalled, the UN Security Council unanimously agreed to a Press Statement, expressing the Organization's concern that the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have failed to fulfill their promise to surrender and threatening the military action like that used against the M23 rebels.
Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free  2014-11-22
Ebola has officially been eradicated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization declared Friday, even amid fresh concerns about the deadly virus in places like Sierra Leone and Mali. The United Nations health agency cleared t...
WHO Confirms Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola-Free Status  2014-11-21
The World Health Organization confirmed today that the Democratic Republic of Congo was Ebola-free, as 42 days had passed since the last case in an outbreak that killed at least 49 people.
Biziyaremye wins stage 5 in Nyanza  2014-11-21
Joseph Biziyaremye (Rwanda Karisimbi) won the fifth stage of the Tour of Rwanda ahead the winners of the last two stages, Eritrean Dawit Haile (Eritrea) and Moroccan Salaheddin Mraouni (Maroc).
WHO confirms DR Congo Ebola-free status  2014-11-21
The World Health Organization confirmed Friday that the Democratic Republic of Congo was Ebola-free, as 42 days had passed since the last case in an outbreak that killed at least 49 people.
Tour of Rwanda wants to take Africa cycling up a gear  2014-11-21
Kigali (AFP) - Three years ago Janvier Hadi pedalled a single speed bicycle taxi:
WHO declares Democratic Republic of the Congo free of Ebola  2014-11-21
JC Finley GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday.
DR Congo 'free of Ebola'  2014-11-21
Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if the overall fight against the deadly virus is far from over.
Radio helps Rwanda heal  2014-11-21
Romance. Suspense. Good versus evil. On the surface, Rwandan radio soap opera "Musekeweya," or "New Dawn," feels familiar. Like a Rwandan "Romeo and Juliet," it tells the story of lovers from two different villages at odds with each other.
Children in Rwanda Hold a Conference to Discuss their Rights, Reports KT Press  2014-11-21
KIGALI, Rwanda, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Rwandan children are convening in Kigali to discuss and express views about their rights.More than 500 under-18 children, mobilized from around the country, joined by 20 others from East Africa Community states, are demanding unmet rights.During the summit, broadcast live on state media, children ask policy makers to explain ...
WHO declares end of separate Ebola outbreak in Congo  2014-11-21
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was over after no people showed symptoms for two incubation periods since the last case. The outbreak, the seventh in the former Zaire since the virus was identified there in 1976, was separate from the one spreading in West Africa, where more than 5,400 people ...
Africa: Africa Innovation Summit Opens in Kigali to Discuss the Role of ICT in Education  2014-11-21
[Rwanda Govt]Kigali -"Rwanda is well on its way to becoming an ICT hub for the region,"said Minister of Education Prof Silas Lwakabamba during the Africa Innovation Summit.
Burundi: Packed Like Sardines in School Buses  2014-11-18
[Waza]Although they're all sitting on top of each other, they're smiling like angels because they're used to it. When 36 children have to be packed into a vehicle with 18 seats, some will have to sit on laps of others. Welcome to 'Les Mignons' ('Cute Kids'), a school in Bujumbura, Burundi.





News from Africa
Which is larger, the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo? 
2014-11-23
World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free 
2014-11-22
With Disarmament of Congo Rebel Group Stalled, UN Threats Military Action 
2014-11-22
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