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WHO: 19 potential coronavirus vaccines currently in clinical trials

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville,...
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WHO: Africa records 30% increase in coronavirus cases in one week

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the African...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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DR Congo troops kill Angolan soldier in border incident

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An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to...
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Belgian king expresses deep regret for colonial past in Congo

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Belgium’s King Philippe expressed deep regret on Tuesday for the “suffering and humiliation” inflicted on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during its 75-year...
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WHO: African countries record over 380,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 380,000 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on African...
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Gunmen kill more than dozen civilians in eastern DR Congo attacks

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At least 19 civilians have been killed in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend in attacks blamed on a notorious...
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Congo court sentences president’s chief of staff to 20 years in prison

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s high court on Saturday found the president’s chief of staff guilty of embezzling $48 million in public funds and sentenced...
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UN accuses multiple countries of quietly sending arms to DR Congo

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DR Congo’s military is receiving weapons and training from multiple countries without notifying the United Nations as required by a 2004 resolution, according to a...