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Last week, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bordering Central African Republic. Since 22 April, nine cases including three deaths have been reported. Six cases are currently hospitalized. According to WHO risk assessment – based on the currently available information, any restriction of travel and trade to DRC is not required.
— The project, financed by the African Development Bank, is worth approximately €32 million.
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Mbuyamu Matungulu visited Brazzaville during April 29–May 13, 2013, to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations. The mission met with the Honorable Obami Itou, President of the Senate; the Honorable Koumba, Speaker of Parliament; State and Finance Minister Ondongo, Special Presidential Advisor Gokana, National Director of the BEAC Ondaye Ebauh, and other senior officials. It held discussions with development partners and representatives of the private sector, including members of the banking profession.
MTN Foundation hands over 10 houses worth UShs. 135 million in Kiryandongo to beneficiary families that were displaced by the Bududa landslides in 2010
£179 million five-year healthcare British-backed programme to rebuild clinics, train health workers, supply essential medicines and equipment, and improve water and sanitation in DR Congo
Six million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will have access to essential healthcare under a new British-backed programme, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced during his visit to Eastern DRC, in a joint statement with the International Development Secretary Justine Greening.
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About MTN Uganda
Launched in 1998, MTN Uganda is the leading telecommunications firm in country with more than 7.7 million customers as of 31 December 2012.
Kampala, Uganda – March, 2013
MTN Uganda celebrates strong annual results for the year 2012 reflected by positive revenue, Data and Mobile Money growth
Project will highlight young directing talent in seven African nations
Le «Chaos organisé» dans le secteur de l’exploitation forestière de la RD Congo: une menace aux moyens de subsistance, aux forêts et au commerce
PARIS, France, 4 mars 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Le secteur de l’exploitation forestière en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) se trouve dans un état de «chaos organisé», selon un nouveau rapport de Greenpeace Afrique qui décrit en détail la manière dont le gouvernement de la RDC avec ce qu’il appelle sa «bataille contre l’exploitation forestière illégale» est en train de laisser tomber le peuple congolais et de nuire au commerce. Le rapport «Coupez! L’exploitation forestière illégale en République démocratique du Congo – un mauvais scénario » met à nu les effets dévastateurs que l’absence de gouvernance, de l’application des lois et de transparence, peut avoir sur la deuxième plus grande forêt tropicale du monde.