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DRC receives limited support to combat poaching, trafficking – Cassinga

The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) friend of the month is Adams Cassinga, a pioneering conservationist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Cassinga is the founder...

Pre-COP27: Activists welcome Kerry’s calls for cancellation of DRC oil and gas blocks auction

At the Pre-COP27 conference in Kinshasa, the US Climate envoy John Kerry on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, called on the government of the Democratic...

Shelter Afrique extends $18.5m loan to MSD for housing projects in DRC

Pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique, has approved a $18.5 million commercial loan to Katanga-based real estate development company, Maison Super Development (MSD). The five-year facility guaranteed...

Uganda intensifies border surveillance after Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo

Uganda has intensified surveillance on its western border following a reported Ebola case in the neighbouring eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a senior...

Ebola resurfacs in DR Congo, WHO supports authorities

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Ebola has resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following confirmation of a case in the...

WHO confirms death of third Ebola patient in DR Congo

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, May 6, 2022, confirmed the death of third Ebola patient in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the...

Former diplomat finds scalable solution from people on climate crisis’ frontline

A revealing account authored by former US Diplomat and World Bank Group (IFC) official, Oliver Griffith, provides a compelling perspective on a scalable solution for climate change. Investigating the...

DR Congo’s 12th Ebola outbreak declared over

Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has congratulated all involved in bringing an end to the 12th Ebola outbreak...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its resumed Fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) on Wednesday, December...
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AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult global economic outlook, development partners of the African Development Fund...

CBD COP15: Humanity has become a weapon of mass extinction – Guterres

In his remarks at the UN Biodiversity Conference – COP15 – in Montreal, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, lamented that,...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its...

AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult...