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DRC Ebola outbreak is over

JOHANNESBURG, July 25 – Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is over, the health ministry has announced after a speedy response to limit its spread in remote rural areas and a city of more than 1 million people, AP reported. Health experts said the use of a still-experimental vaccine on […]

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Congo bans rallies

JOHANNESBURG, November 27 – All political rallies planned for this week in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) capital, have been banned by the government, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Monday.     The rallies were to protest the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila who has repeatedly refused to step down despite his […]

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South Africa and DRC agree to remove trade obstacles

PRETORIA, November 11 – South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to remove hurdles that hinder business interactions between business people of the two countries, the trade and industry department (dti) said on Saturday. The agreement and commitment emanated from discussions held during this week’s Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar, […]