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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 ...
World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free  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.
'Budget', 'Plant', 'Chinese': Quirky First Names Abound in Congo  2014-11-21
The Democratic Republic of Congo abounds in quirky names coined by mixing common nouns, adjectives and religious fervour into a fresh shortened moniker.
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.
Report: Congo police targeted gangs, executed 51  2014-11-18
Ed Adamczyk KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A crackdown on organized gangs in the Democratic Republic of Congo has led to the execution of dozens by police, Human Rights Watch said.
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.
Congo police executed 51 in anti-gang operation -Human Rights Watch  2014-11-18
By Aaron Ross KALEMIE Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused police in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday of summarily executing at least 51 people in an anti-gang operation and of being responsible for the disappearance of at least 33 more. The report, based on witness testimony, is the second high-profile inquiry into Operation Likofi, or 'punch' in ...





News from Africa
WHO Confirms Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola-Free Status 
2014-11-21
Biziyaremye wins stage 5 in Nyanza 
2014-11-21
WHO confirms DR Congo Ebola-free status 
2014-11-21
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