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Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as ‘strategic’ in ...

09 September, 2018 9:47 am 9:47 am

KOLWEZI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – The prime minister of Democratic Republic of Congo will sign a decree in the coming days to designate cobalt and other minerals as “strategic” and therefore subject to higher royalties, Mines Minister Martin Read More

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Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

09 September, 2018 10:10 am 10:10 am

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with Read More

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Congo starts vaccinating health workers against Ebola

08 August, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

MANGINA, Congo (Reuters) – Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus , to try to halt an outbreak in Congo’s volatile east. A Reuters witness on a visit to Mangina, the Read More

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Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspected

08 August, 2018 8:14 am 8:14 am

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected to have infected 43 people, the health ministry said. Giving the latest figures on the epidemic, Read More

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Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

08 August, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said . The experimental vaccine, which Read More

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Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health ministry

08 August, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

DAKAR (Reuters) – An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, the health ministry said . Thirteen cases of the hemorrhagic fever have been confirmed, including Read More

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