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DR Congo declares 4 Ebola patients missing after attack.

Four patients with Ebola escaped after a Doctors without Borders clinic in eastern Congo was attacked by unknown assailants, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. “Four patients confirmed to have the deadly virus who fled during the attack are still missing,’’ the ministry said, as well as others who were suspected of being infected. […]

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US Embassy in Kinshasa remains closed over active ‘militant threat’

The United States will extend the closure of its embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo into Tuesday because of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. government facilities in the capital Kinshasa. The United States first warned its nationals of the threat on Saturday and closed the embassy on Monday. In a second statement on Monday, […]

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$550m bridge to connect two congos separated by River Congo.

Two Congos separated by a river, the River Congo, have set in motion a plan to link their respective capital with a multi-purpose bridge. The project estimated to cost $550m will include a toll bridge, a railway track, a road and a sidewalk, a statement cited by the Bloomberg portal reported. The first Congo is […]

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DR Congo: Beni residents protest angrily against killings in Ebola region.

Anger and rage among residents of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo over incessant killings in the Ebola plagued region. On Sunday, angry mob ransacked buildings following an ADF attack that left at least 11 people dead and 15 abducted. “Here in the Matete cell, the enemy arrived at night, killed and took children to the […]

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