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Central African states seek to make forests work for people and planet

Countries home to the Congo Basin rainforest, including Gabon and the Republic of Congo, are working on ways to harness their majestic trees to benefit their people while maintaining climate ...

Forest

Attacks against Ebola response centres in Congo kill 4

Militia fighters in eastern Congo killed four people and injured several others in attacks on two Ebola response centres on Thursday, in what responders described as a serious setback to efforts to ...

Attacks against Ebola response centres in Congo kill 4

Plane crash kills 6 in DR Congo

At least six bodies were recovered on Sunday after a small plane believed to have been carrying 19 passengers and crew crashed on takeoff into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic ...

Plane crash kills 6 in DR Congo

ICC jails DR Congo 'Terminator' for 30 years

International Criminal Court Judges will on Thursday sentence Congolese rebel chief Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda after he was convicted earlier this year of war crimes and sexual slavery.Ntaganda ...

ICC jails DR Congo 'Terminator' for 30 years

50 killed in train derailment in southeast DR Congo

Fifty people were killed early Thursday when a train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the minister for humanitarian action, Steve Mbikayi, said in a tweet."Another disaster! ...

50 killed in train derailment in southeast DR Congo

WHO terms DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the ...

WHO terms DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency

The sky’s the limit for Tamanna and Nayma

Two Bangladeshi women helicopter pilots have won international acclaim. Flight Lieutenant Nayma Haque and Flight Lieutenant Tamanna-e-Lutfi have been working with the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo ...

The sky’s the limit for Tamanna and Nayma

Ebola kills over 1,000 in DR Congo

More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, as aid workers warned that the highly contagious virus combined with insecurity in the restive ...

Ebola kills over 1,000 in DR Congo
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