The Roll Back Malaria Partnership, which released the report, said unprecedented global progress in fighting malaria since 18 years ago is at stake unless countries redouble their efforts
Democratic Republic of Congo
“Francis has decided to send a concrete contribution,” a statement said, withholding information on the sum that was offered, which came from the pope’s personal charity fund.
Francis had planned to go later this year to South Sudan, which has been hit by civil war, famine and a refugee crisis, but had to scrap the project for security reasons.
The world body said in a statement that outbreaks of the water-borne disease occur regularly in Congo, mainly due to poor sanitation and the lack of access to clean drinking water.
The bottom two teams from each group in the group phase will be knocked out of the competition
A total of 119 inmates broke out of the jail in Kabinda town in central Congo’s Lomami province late on Monday, said Nyongoli.
The D’Tigress on Sunday thrashed their Egyptian counterparts 106-72 in the third game of their Group B fixture to become the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals
The Sam Vincent side opened the first quarter with 23-7 points, while the Congolese fought back in the second quarter as they attempted to snatch the lead, but the Nigerian side were resolute to end the quarter by 18-22 points
The report by the Congo Research Group at New York University is based almost entirely on public records like land titles and incorporation documents.
Kabila, in a decree, named Dieudonne Bahigwa to replace Charles Bisengimana as chief of the national police.
A spokesman for the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo told reporters in the capital Kinshasa that the graves were identified during a joint mission with Congolese military investigators on July 7 to western Kasai.
“I declare on this day, at midnight, the end of the outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever of the Ebola virus in DRC,” the Minister of Health in the country, Oly Ilunga, said in a statement
FAAN gave the assurance in a statement on Monday
The Regional Director of WHO for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that the organisation would work with the UN and other partners to halt the spread of the disease
The World Health Organisation declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, saying at least one person had been confirmed dead due to the virus in the country’s north-east
The Minister noted that health care providers and the general public must immediately report any sign of illness to the public health officials immediately
They are sons of Ghana football legend, Abedi 'Pele' Ayew, ranked among the greatest African footballers of all time
The wise King Solomon rightly posits that, “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan” (Proverb 29:2).
Both Nigeria and DRC started out brightly on Saturday at the Ahmed Zabana Stadium but like it was in previous group games, the Flying carved out clear-cut openings