Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

By |november 12th, 2019|Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, European Medicines Agency, Guinea, Liberia, News, Sierra Leone, vaccines|

The European Union authorised the marketing of a vaccine against Ebola on Monday (11 November), permitting the first wider commercial use of a protection that has helped stem an outbreak in DR Congo.

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EU says ‘doubts remain’ over DR Congo election result

By |januar 21st, 2019|African Union, Catholic church, Democratic Republic of Congo, elections, News|

The EU said Sunday (20 January)  that "doubts remain" over the result of the DR Congo's disputed election, after the country's highest court declared Felix Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents.

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EU alarmed by Internet blackout in Congo after elections

By |januar 7th, 2019|Congolese elections, Democratic Republic of Congo, Foreign Affairs, Internet Access, Joseph Kabila, News|

On 31 December, the day after the presidential election, the Congolese government cut off internet access. The European Union has called for the situation to normalise while the preliminary results are still awaited, one week after the poll was held. E...

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DR Congo to vote in end-of-an-era poll

By |december 18th, 2018|bad governance, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, elections, Joseph Kabila, News, Sanctions, violence|

Democratic Republic of Congo goes to the polls this week in elections which could see the country emerge from 17 years of conflict-ridden rule under controversial President Joseph Kabila.

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Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DR Congo

By |november 22nd, 2018|bad governance, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, ethnic violence, Joseph Kabila, MONUSCO, News, United Nations|

After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday (21 November) effectively opened the starting gates for a crucial election that could alleviate -- or perhaps worsen -- the decades-long crisis gripp...

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‘I’m looking at tomorrow’s Congo’, says presidential hopeful

By |november 21st, 2018|Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, elections, News|

Francis Mvemba tells EURACTIV why he hopes to defeat Congo's political class in December's presidential elections.

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Race for lithium illustrates EU drive for ‘strategic’ raw materials

By |november 21st, 2018|Africa, batteries, China, cobalt, copper, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, lithium, News, Raw materials|

The European Union is accelerating plans to develop lithium mining and refining capacity on its territory as part of a concerted EU push to develop a strategic value chain for manufacturing batteries for electric cars inside Europe.

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NGOs demand asylum reform on World Refugee Day

By |junij 20th, 2018|Asylum seekers, common european asylum system, Democratic Republic of Congo, News, Rohingya Muslims, South Sudan, UNHCR, World Refugee Day|

68.5 million people in the world are displaced due to wars, conflict and persecution - a new high in 2017 for the fifth year in a row, an UNHCR report published on World Refugee Day revealed.

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It will be tough and costly to contain current Ebola outbreak, says WHO

By |maj 25th, 2018|Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola, News, vaccination, World Health Organisation|

Following a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo early May, the World Health Organisation (WHO) decided it is not yet an international public health emergency but is deploying an action plan to contain the disease, a move which proves...

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‘Silent, invisible’ malnutrition seen as threat to generations in Congo

By |april 13th, 2018|Democratic Republic of Congo, humanitarian disaster, News, United Nations, violence|

Starving children are the glaring face of Congo's humanitarian crisis, but millions more people are suffering slow onset malnutrition which could have harmful effects for generations, the United Nations said on Thursday (12 April).

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