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At Least 22 Killed in 2 Uganda Helicopter Crashes, Congo Army Says

The Epoch Times 30 Sep 2022
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo—At least 22 people were killed when two Ugandan military helicopters crashed on Monday and Tuesday in east Democratic ...

I Bless the [Covid Stats] Down in Africa

Dissident Voice 30 Sep 2022
According to official [sic] statistics, despite all of the advanced medical knowledge in the Home of the Brave, 95.8 million cases of Covid-19 occurred in the U.S. — of which, a total of 1.05 million people died ... Now dig this ... Mali. 7.7% are fully vaccinated Niger ... 4.5% The Democratic Republic of the Congo ... 1,935 The Democratic Republic of the Congo ... 38 ... .

Peacekeepers in DR Congo's northeast exchange gunfire with militants: UN

People Daily 30 Sep 2022
29 (Xinhua) -- Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) exchanged gunfire with militants in the country's northeastern Ituri Province, a UN spokesman said on Thursday ... CODECO is the acronym for the Cooperative Development of the Congo, a loose group of ...

Rich nations to face climate pressure at pre-COP27 talks in DR Congo

Phys Dot Org 30 Sep 2022
But no formal announcements are expected at the pre-COP27 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's climate negotiator Tosi Mpanu Mpanu told AFP ... Around 30 billion tonnes of carbon are stored across the Congo Basin, researchers estimated in a study for Nature in 2016.

How Uganda plans to contain a new Ebola outbreak

Indian Express 30 Sep 2022
The district of Mubende and the town of the same name are located about 130 kilometers (80 miles) west of Kampala on a road that leads to the Democratic Republic of Congo ... In the wake of previous outbreaks in Uganda and neighboring provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Energy crisis sires new European order: a strong Italy and ailing Germany

The Philadelphia Inquirer 30 Sep 2022
The visits included meetings with officials in Algeria in February plus talks in Angola, Egypt and Republic of Congo in March, with ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Report - Million of Livelihoods in DRC Threatened By Planned Oil and Gas Exploration

All Africa 30 Sep 2022
Nairobi -- The environmental group Greenpeace Africa has released a report saying planned oil and gas exploration in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could expose more than 1 million people to pollution and disease ....

Ebola Virus Is Nearby. Time to Step Up Vigilance

All Africa 30 Sep 2022
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, September 27, declared the end of an Ebola outbreak that had re-emerged six weeks earlier in the country's North Kivu Province ....

InfraCo Africa, Equatorial Power team up on mini-grid roll-out in DRC, Rwanda

Renewables Now 30 Sep 2022
London-based financier InfraCo Africa said on Friday that it is committing USD 1.7 million (EUR 1.74m) to support off-grid energy developer Equatorial Power (EP) as it rolls out mini-grids in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda ... (USD 1.0 = EUR 1.024).

Yllana, papal nuncio for the Holy Land, marks 50 years of priesthood in Naga

Manila Bulletin 30 Sep 2022
Archbishop Adolfo Tito C. Yllana, DD, the Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine, marked the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on Thursday, Sept. 29 ... Peter’s Basilica ... Pope Benedict XVI named him apostolic nuncio to Pakistan in 2006 and to the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010 ... .

Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Why is it so serious?

Yahoo Daily News 30 Sep 2022
Two years after that epidemic ended, the then unlicensed Ervebo vaccine, developed by Merck, was used during an outbreak of the Zaire strain in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo.Story continues ... In eastern DR Congo, which borders Uganda, survivors of Ebola played a key ...

Thousands of Congolese Refugees Return Home From Exile

Beijing News 30 Sep 2022
Geneva - The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 6,000 Congolese refugees have been helped to return home since December 2021, after years of exile in Zambia. The voluntary repatriation of Congolese refugees was based on a tripartite agreement signed in 2006 by the UNHCR and the governments of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo ... ....

NBA star Embiid's Paris 2024 loyalties still unclear as he takes US citizenship

Inside The Games 30 Sep 2022
But earlier this month in Philadelphia he was sworn in as a US citizen. Embiid is eligible to compete for the Cameroon national team, and in 2017 was named to compete for them in the 2017 AfroBasket competition in the Republic of Congo, but he did not take up that invitation ... "I've been here for a long time. "My son is American ... "So I said, why not?" ... .

Italy leverages MENA ties to meet energy needs, Germany caught unprepared

The Arab Weekly 30 Sep 2022
The visits included meetings with officials in Algeria in February plus talks in Angola, Egypt and Republic of Congo in March, with Descalzi often accompanied by senior Rome officials, according to company and government releases.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with the heads of delegations to the 18th meeting of the Conference of Heads of Security and Intelligence Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States members via videoconference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022
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