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After Kabila: Democratic Republic of Congo

 

John Wessels/AFPAn end is in sight to the grinding conflict over President Kabila's overstaying in power. Elections are planned for December and national and international forces are putting pressure on Kabila to help the country start a new page.

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Congo signs deal for $14 bln Inga hydro project, but doubts remain over power supply

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, young girls stand in a market in Kinshasa, Congo. Photo: Sam Mednick/AP/SIPACongo signed a joint deal on Tuesday (October 16) with a consortium led by China Three Gorges Corporation and another Spanish-led consortium to develop its $14 billion Inga 3 hydroelectric project.

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Cameroon | Spotlight: Joshua Osih

NÇOIS GRIVELET 2018 FOR JA
The SDF’s Osih represents a generational change in Cameroonian politics, promising a more robust opposition response to sit-tight leader President Paul Biya

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Congo's experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment appears successful: authorities

Healthcare workers from the World Health Organization prepare to give an Ebola vaccination to a front line aid worker in Beni Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday, Aug 10, 2018. Photo: Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP/SIPACongo's National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) has said a drug used for the first time on Ebola patients, the mAb114, is working well in North Kivu and that it expects some patients to leave hospital today.

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Congo ruling coalition's presidential candidate to be announced "in the coming hours"

 President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)The Democratic Republic of Congo was braced on Wednesday (August 8) for President Joseph Kabila to name the candidate to represent his ruling coalition in the presidential election in December.

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Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO

June 2, 2018, a health worker checks people's temperatures as they disembark a plane at the airport in Kinshasa, Congo. Photo: Sam Mednick/AP/SIPAAn Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursda(August 02).

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