Africa

DRC President’s Property Torched; Kabila Not At Home

It was a escape for the Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila as he was away overnight of Sunday and Monday when his home was attacked and torched by armed group, believed to be an act of the so-called Mai-Mai organization, who tried stealing goods from the property. Kabila’s building is near to the village of Musienene in North ...

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Uganda Army Attacks Rebel In Eastern DRC

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Uganda army used long-range artillery to attack a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday in the border region. Army spokesman Richard Karemire said they had intelligence report the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Muslim rebel group, could conduct hostile activities against Uganda. The ADF rebel group was behind the Tanzanian peacekeepers attack ...

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UN Peacekeepers Head Pays Tribute To Killed Soldiers In DRC

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United Nations peacekeeping operations’ head attended a ceremony in Dar es Salaam on Thursday in honor to the killed peacekeepers in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo very recently during a mission. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said they have gathered in the port city of Tanzania to honor fourteen fallen peacekeepers from the country whose lives were sacrificed serving ...

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If You Want To Escape Catching Cold, Sleep Well, Says Researchers

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In one of the recent studies researchers found less sleeping means more chances of getting cough and cold and the risk is four times compared to those individuals who gets enough sleep every night. The researchers studied 164 people and the participants were allowed to get exposed to a cold virus before tracking their sleep habits. At the beginning the ...

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12 UN Peacekeepers Killed In Congo Following Islamist Attack

UN Peacekeepers

More than a dozen peacekeepers along with five army men have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) late Thursday after heavily armed militants overran a remote base following hours of confused fighting. The local Islamist extremist group wounded over half ton peacekeepers too and many of them are said to be in a critical condition. Death ...

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Cameroon’s English-Speaking Crisis Reaches Nigeria

Cameroon's English-Speaking Crisis

More than 28,000 people have fled Cameroon and entered Nigeria since October this year following increased crackdown by authorities in Yaounde region. Head of the Cross River state emergency management agency said many of them crossed the border on foot and not yet registered. Cameroon gained independence in 1960 from British and French colonial rules separately dividing the country and ...

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Uganda To Import Cuban Doctors

Uganda government is planning to import 200 Cuban doctors and even hire several retired medical professors of its own country to reduce manpower gaps. It is learned the government has constituted an ad hoc committee to work out the plan in details and it will be chaired by Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. A Cabinet source meanwhile mentioned the hiring ...

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