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Three Ebola workers in eastern DR Congo have been killed, adding to the toll of people who have died fighting the nearly 16-month-old epidemic, a local UN source said Thursday.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) former health minister has been taken into custody over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to an ongoing Ebola epidemic, police said.
A year after the start of a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a third case has been confirmed on Thursday in the major border city of Goma, just as neighbouring Rwanda announced the closure of the border between the two countries.
Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said on Wednesday.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege has called upon the International Criminal Court (ICC) to keep investigating war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following its conviction of ex-warlord Bosco Ntaganda.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s leader said Sunday he had ordered the army to launch a “large-scale” operation against armed groups in the restive east after the killings of scores of civilians.
More than 1,500 people have died in nearly 10 months after an outbreak of Ebola hit the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned it may not be possible to contain the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) latest Ebola outbreak to two affected provinces in the country's east if violent attacks on health workers and treatment centres continue.
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 region was creating a “deeply worrying situation”.
Elections officials confirmed on Saturday that voting will take place in Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) northeastern region on December 30, despite concerns that opening polls there might lead to new cases of the virus.
At least three soldiers and three civilians have been killed in a rebel attack on the shores of Lake Edward in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, civilian and military sources said on Friday.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.
Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.
Nigerian attacker Kelechi Iheanacho has attributed his new found form to hard work and determination.
Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, has mandated the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Executive Orders 003 and 005 as contained in the presidential directives of May 1, 2017 and February 12, 2018 respectively, in awarding contracts in the sector.
Two months into closure of Nigeria’s land border to curb smuggling activities, especially rice, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is betting on same measure to rekindle the agriculture sector.
The Governing Council of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has approved the dismissal of a lecturer in the Department of Accountancy, for allegedly sexually harassing a female student.
Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.