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Libraries: Bringing Burundi Vernacular Elements to a Library for the Deaf  2014-09-02
Photo via BC Architects and Studies Part of a future school for deaf children, the Library of Muyinga grew out of two months of field research in and around Muyinga, Burundi, that BC Architects and Studies conducted to gain insight...
31 people killed in DR Congo  2014-09-02
In this November 5, 2013 file photo shows Democratic Republic of Congo Army Major General Bauma Ambamba (C), commander of the North Kivu region, and General Ilunga speaking near Chanzu, 80 kilometres north of regional capital Goma, in the eastern North Kivu region that was one of the M23 rebels' last stands.
When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit  2014-09-02
Homes with dirt floors can make people sick. Replacing them with concrete floors helps cut risks but isn't always affordable. A new project in Rwanda relies on a low-cost alternative.
Congo Ebola outbreak kills 31  2014-09-02
The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Djera region of northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31, the government said, as the World Health Organisation confirmed there was no link with an epidemic in West Africa. read more
Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO  2014-09-02
An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. "There are now 31 deaths," Eugene Kambambi, the WHO's head of communication in DR Congo, told AFP, citing Congolese authorities and stressing that the epidemic "remains contained" in an ...
Death toll from Congo Ebola outbreak rises to 31  2014-09-02
The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Djera region of northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31, the government said on Tuesday, as the World Health Organization confirmed there was no link with an epidemic in West Africa. The separate outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,550 people since it was first reported in the forests of southeastern Guinea in ...
Park teens longboard for Burundi  2014-09-02
Three young men have recently pushed for a medical clinic in a country far away by traversing a province in their own.
Rwanda disqualification from African Cup upheld  2014-09-01
The Confederation of African Football upheld a decision to throw Rwanda out of the African Cup for fielding an ineligible player, saying the country's federation knew that striker Dady Birori had a "double identity" and was using different names and passports for club and international games.
Japan Wants To Expand Economic Ties With Rwanda  2014-09-01
Rwanda, Aug 31: President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Aug 28 met with Japanese delegation composed of representatives from Government Institutions and Private Companies of 46 led by Hon. Hirotaka Ishihara, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Rwanda Mining-Export Income Declines on Lower Tantalum Prices  2014-08-31
The value of Rwanda’s mineral exports dropped by almost a fifth in the first half of the year, even as the volume of sales rose, because of a fall in tantalum prices, State Minister for Mines Evode Imena said.
Doctors Without Borders hostage freed in DR Congo  2014-08-31
An employee of Doctors Without Borders held hostage for more than a year in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed, the medical aid group said on Sunday. "Chantal is free", a spokeswoman for the aid group, also known by its French name Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), said, referring to Congolese staff member Chantal Kaghoma. Radio Okapi, the UN station in DRC, said she and four other ...
Lesbian activist escapes mother who wanted to 'fix' her  2014-08-31
Christina Fonthes returns to Britain from the Democratic Republic of the Congo after passport was stolen by family A British lesbian activist has flown home to safety after being held captive by her mother in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who wanted to "fix" her sexuality. Christina Fonthes, 27, visited her family in Kinshasa on 11 August, but they stole her passport in a bid to keep her ...
Rwanda fail in Nations Cup appeal  2014-08-31
The Confederation of African Football rejects Rwanda's appeal against their expulsion from the 2015 Nations Cup.
flydubai says to add three new routes to East Africa  2014-08-31
 Dubai-based flydubai has announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier's network to 80. With the launch of fights in September to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to a total of nine destinations in Africa, the airline said in a statement. Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, said ...
Rwanda fail to overturn AFCON disqualification  2014-08-30
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has upheld Rwanda's disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.





News from Africa
Libraries: Bringing Burundi Vernacular Elements to a Library for the Deaf 
2014-09-02
31 people killed in DR Congo 
2014-09-02
When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit 
2014-09-02
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