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DRC’s Independence Day: Activists call for fossil-free Virunga, protection of sensitive ecosystems

Ahead of the country’s Independence Day, climate activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are holding actions running from June 27 to 30,...

DRC declares new Ebola outbreak in Mbandaka – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Saturday, April 23, 2022, declared an...

World Wetlands Day: Local communities, climate activists revive demands for a fossil-free Virunga

As the World Wetlands Day was celebrated on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 under the theme “People and Nature”, local communities and civil society in the...

DR Congo declares end of latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officially declared on Thursday, December 16, 2021 the end of the 13th Ebola outbreak, which killed six...

Stakeholders seal agreement to build electric battery industry in DRC

A battery minerals industry is set to take off in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a series of firm commitments were sealed...

DRC commences Ebola vaccination

Ebola vaccination began on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu Province where a case was confirmed...

New Ebola case detected in DRC’s North Kivu Province

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, October 8, 2021 announced that a new case of Ebola...

Concern over DRC’s plan to lift logging ban in Congo forest

There are concerns that the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is considering lifting a long-standing ban on the expansion of...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...