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Basketball: D’Tigers draws DR Congo, Mali, Cote d’lvoire

Afro Basketball

Nigeria’s Senior Men Basketball team, D’Tigers, has been drawn in Group A of the FIBA/Afro Basketball 2017 competition, scheduled for Senegal and Tunisia, from September 8 to 16, 2017. According to FIBA Africa, defending champions Nigeria is drawn alongside DR Congo, Mali, and Cote d’lvoire. The official draws for the competition took place in Mauritius at the weekend. Group B ...

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WHO director in Kinshasa, discusses Ebola outbreak response

Dr. Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 visited Kinshasa, capital of DR Congo, to discuss with national authorities and partners ways to mount a rapid, effective and coherent response in order to stop the ongoing Ebola outbreak. The visit follows notification by the DRC Government of an outbreak of Ebola ...

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Zambia, DR Congo strike deal to manage Luapula River

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Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in the process of establishing the Luapula River Authority (LRA) in order to manage shared water resources between the two countries. Zambia’s Minister of Energy, David Mabumba, said the riparian states are discussing the establishment of an authority to manage the Luapula River joint resource. “The Luapula River, which is shared ...

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Court delivers verdict on DR Congo SIFORCO case, Greenpeace kicks

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Five policemen and soldiers were on Monday convicted for their role in a vicious attack against community members protesting against an industrial logging company in a Congolese village in 2011. The men were found guilty by a court in Kinshasa and sentenced to between two and three years in prison charges including torture. They were among 60 policemen and military ...

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Fears over DR Congo’s endangered trees

When one thinks of endangered species, the usual large animals spring to mind. Elephants, tigers, rhinos. And quite rightly they are the ones who get the lion’s share of the attention at the meeting of the standing committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) held in Geneva last week. But trees are endangered too and that is the ...

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