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WHO increases support for Guinea, DRC in curbing Ebola outbreaks

World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says the agency has increased its support for Guinea and the Democratic Republic...

WHO says 10th Ebola outbreak in DRC over

The 10th outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ended on Thursday, June 25, 2020, the World Health...

DR Congo hit by 11th Ebola outbreak

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Monday, June 1, 2020 that a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease...

Campaigners flay proposed Norway-backed Congo forest logging

The Norwegian government is said to be considering whether to finance industrial logging in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where...

DRC cancels logging concessions, Greenpeace applauds cautiously

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced the cancellation of logging concessions observers feel were illegally granted. Environment watchdog, Greenpeace, believes that its report...

Greenpeace: How DRC breached logging moratorium

Investigation by Greenpeace Africa has revealed that the DRC government violated its own 2002 moratorium on new logging titles, granting in 2015 three concessions...

Greenpeace wants Congo forest initiative backed by meaningful action

The decision of six Congo Basin countries to work with donors to protect their forests is a positive step, but will only be as...

Geo-journalism: EJN launches ‘InfoCongo’

After many years of behind-the-scenes work, InfoCongo, a new GeoJournalism website from Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) that combines interactive maps, visualised data on natural resource issues and traditional...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...
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China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued...