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Press Releases: U.S. Concerned by Recent Attacks on Civilians in Beni (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  2014-11-26
U.S. Concerned by Recent Attacks on Civilians in Beni (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Press Statement Jeff Rathke Director , Bureau of Public Affairs , Office of Press Relations Washington, DC November 25, 2014 The United States is deeply concerned by the brutality and the increasingly frequent attacks on the civilian population of Beni territory, North Kivu, that have left almost 200 dead in ...
DR Congo: UN Official Applauds Sentencing of Militia Leader  2014-11-25
Child soldiers guard a road near Bunia, Ituri region, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: UNICEF/HQ03-0555/LeMoyne
Burundi: UN expert urges defence of human rights activists to promote transparency  2014-11-25
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders expressed regret today that defenders in Burundi are deemed to be political opponents, saying that in reality they are activists working to promote and protect human rights and civil liberties.
WHO Satisfied with Level of Ebola Preparedness in Rwanda, Reports KT Press  2014-11-25
KIGALI, Rwanda, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 31, Rwanda's Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo summoned all diplomats accredited to Rwanda. She requested they travel with her to the Rwanda-Burundi border, Southern Rwanda. They were driven in buses in a 3-hour journey to the border, and screened for Ebola before proceeding to usual border process. The scenario's intent, said Dr ...
Press Release  2014-11-25
BRAZZAVILLE Democratic Republic of Congo Nov. 25 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego is partnering with the Society of African Gynecologists and Obstetricians (SAGO) to expand and reinforce Ebola preparedness training for frontline health workers across West Africa in the event the virus outbreak spreads further in the region.
Burundi: Elections Draw Near  2014-11-25
The police in Bujumbura, Burundi, have increasingly broken up opposition party gatherings. Photo: IRIN/Desire Nimubona
Around 100 Killed in East DR Congo, Uganda Rebels Blamed  2014-11-25
About 100 people were slaughtered last week in a fresh massacre in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blamed by the government on Uganda rebels, lawmakers told AFP on Monday.
About 100 people massacred in Democratic Republic of Congo last week: Lawmakers  2014-11-24
"I have a figure of 95 bodies buried in a common grave," as well as "nine others that were shown to authorities in a morgue," Juma Balikwisha said.
Rwanda: Police Burst Racket of Drugs Traffickers  2014-11-24
[News of Rwanda]Rwanda National Police (RNP) arrested three Rwandan nationals in connection with trafficking cocaine into the country.
Rwanda: Global Pharmaceutical Firm Joins Rwanda in Cancer Fight  2014-11-24
[New Times]Rwanda could soon be one of the first countries in Africa to venture into clinical trial tests and research for cancer and other diagnostic diseases.
Rwanda: Rwanda to Conduct Ebola Emergency Simulation Exercise  2014-11-24
[News of Rwanda]The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) and the Rwanda National Police (RNP) will conduct a full-scale simulation exercise to evaluate the country's readiness for a positive case of Ebola.
Rwanda: More Men Opt for Vasectomy for Family Planning  2014-11-24
[New Times]Vincent Karangwa, 40, is a father of five. The resident of Bwisyhura Sector, Karongi District in Western Province realised 10 years ago that he was risking bringing into the world children he may not be able to support.
Rwanda: BRD Extends Rwf8 Billion for Construction of 4MW Plant  2014-11-24
[New Times]Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has signed a long-term loan agreement worth Rwf8 billion with Rwanda Mountain Tea (RMT) for the construction of a four Megawatts (4 MW) Hydro power plant in Nyabihu District, Western Province.
Rwanda: Holistic Approach Will Transform Education, Microsoft Officials Say  2014-11-24
[New Times]Last week, Kigali hosted a three-day conference on innovation in education and ICT dubbed; "Innovation Africa 2014" which brought together ministers of ICT and education from 26 countries as well as leading ICT corporations such as Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Huawei, Oracle, Pearson and Samsung, among others.
Rwanda: Rwanda Set to Venture Into Cancer Research  2014-11-24
[New Times]Rwanda could soon be one of the first countries in Africa to engage in clinical trials and research for cancer. The project is also likely to target other diagnostic diseases. The good news was revealed by the Ministry of Health during a three-day exploratory visit by Robert Mulroy, the CEO of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company involved in developing and preparing ...





News from Africa
Press Releases: U.S. Concerned by Recent Attacks on Civilians in Beni (Democratic Republic of the Congo) 
2014-11-26
DR Congo: UN Official Applauds Sentencing of Militia Leader 
2014-11-25
Burundi: UN expert urges defence of human rights activists to promote transparency 
2014-11-25
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