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At least 70 dead from hemorrhagic illness in northern Congo- WHO  2014-08-22
DAKAR (Reuters) - At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola. "This is not Ebola," a WHO spokesman said in an email to Reuters on Thursday. A WHO report dated Thursday and seen by Reuters said that 592 people had contracted the ...
Rwanda to Float $21 Million Bond to Finance Infrastructure, Reports KT Press  2014-08-21
KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda is preparing to issue a $21.8 million (Rwf 15 billion) Treasury Bond to raise funds to invest in infrastructure projects and stimulate the local capital market. The coupon rate is yet to be announced pending results from a market study. Brokerage firms are excitedly warming up with some already courting and negotiating investors behind the ...
70 die from illness in Congo, WHO denies Ebola link  2014-08-21
At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola.
WHO says 70 die from illness in Congo, denies Ebola link  2014-08-21
KINSHASA/DAKAR (Reuters) - At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola. A local priest who asked not to be named said that the illness had affected several villages and estimated that the death toll was over 100 people. Kinshasa sent its ...
Rwanda appeals against disqualification from African Cup for player with 2 identities  2014-08-21
The Confederation of African Football says Rwanda has appealed against its disqualification from African Cup qualifying for fielding a striker who was using two identities. CAF says Rwanda's appeal will be heard on Wednesday. CAF announced this week that it had thrown out Rwanda over its fielding of forward Dady Birori, who was ineligible to play for the country because he was using two ...
Rwanda appeal set for six days' time  2014-08-21
Rwanda's appeal against disqualification from the Nations Cup will be heard by Caf on 27 August in Egypt.
South Africa Approves Treaty for $100 Billion Inga Hydropower  2014-08-21
South Africa’s Cabinet approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to begin development of a hydropower project that will eventually cost about $100 billion and generate 40,000 megawatts of electricity.
Rwanda appeals African Cup disqualification  2014-08-21
CAIRO (AP) — The Confederation of African Football says Rwanda has appealed against its disqualification from African Cup qualifying for fielding a striker who was using two identities.
Ebola: Democratic Republic Of Congo Sends Health Minister To Investigate Ebola-Like Deaths  2014-08-20
An unspecified number of people have recently died with Ebola-like symptoms in the northern province of Equateur in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the virus was discovered in 1976, according to Reuters . The deaths have not been connected to the outbreak in West Africa, located about 2,000 miles away and the epicenter of the worsening Ebola crisis.
Illness with Ebola-like symptoms reportedly kills several in Congo  2014-08-20
Several people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo from an illness with symptoms similar to the deadly Ebola virus, said a local official.
Mystery Illness With 'Ebola-Like Symptoms' Kills 10 in Democratic Republic of Congo  2014-08-20
Experts say an illness is spreading in remote part of DRC.
FLSmidth to supply cement plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo  2014-08-20
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 18-2014, 20 August 2014 FLSmidth has won a contract worth EUR 68m (DKK 507m) from Nyumba Ya Akiba SARL to supply a complete package ...
Burundi farmers teach each other how to farm more efficiently  2014-08-20
In July, an open day was held in the village communities of Makebuko and Bukirasazi in Burundi. The aim was to demonstrate the success of SCAD, a collaborative project set up by Alterra, Achmea and HealthNetTPO, which employs an integrated approach to improve both the food production and the social security of the local population.
Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo: locals  2014-08-20
Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with Ebola-like symptoms, a local official and a professor said on Wednesday. "An illness is spreading in Boende but we don't know the origin," said Michel Wangi, a spokesman for the governor's office. "The government has sent a ...
Last Angolan refugees begin return from DR Congo  2014-08-19
Tens of thousands of Angolans living in the Democratic Republic of Congo were set to return home, for some after more than 50 years in exile, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday. A first group of 500 people left Kinshasa by train during the day and would stay overnight at a transit centre in Kimpese in the southeast on the way to the border, Celine Schmitt, spokeswoman for the UN High ...





News from Africa
At least 70 dead from hemorrhagic illness in northern Congo- WHO 
2014-08-22
Rwanda to Float $21 Million Bond to Finance Infrastructure, Reports KT Press 
2014-08-21
70 die from illness in Congo, WHO denies Ebola link 
2014-08-21
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