DR Congo – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:45:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg DR Congo – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Belgian king writes Congolese President, apologises for colonial-era cruelty https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/belgian-king-writes-congolese-president-apologises-for-colonial-era-cruelty/ Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:45:17 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=260818 Belgian King Philippe has expressed regret for the acts of cruelty committed during the years that his ancestor, Leopold II, presided over what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as his personal property. In a letter to DRC President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday, Philippe wrote for the first time of his deep regret […]

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DR Congo election body declares opposition candidate, Tshisekedi winner of presidential poll https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/dr-congo-election-body-declares-opposition-candidate-tshisekedi-winner-presidential-poll/ Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:41:16 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=169424 Felix Tshisekedi has vowed to be the president “of all Congolese” after the Democratic Republic of Congo‘s (DRC) electoral commission declared him the winner of the country’s long-delayed elections. The result, which was announced in the early hours of Thursday, was rejected by rival Martin Fayulu, who was backed by opposition heavyweights and had led in […]

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Ebola cases in DR Congo will rise in coming days – WHO https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/ebola-cases-dr-congo-will-rise-coming-days/ Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:47:55 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=143531 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm that cases from the resurgent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are expected to rise in the coming days. WHO’s Deputy Director General of Emergency Preparedness and Response, Dr Peter Salama, said in Geneva that there had been around 20 deaths as […]

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NIG 1-1 DRC: DR Congo Leopards forces Super Eagles to draw in friendly game ahead of Russia 2018 https://thenewsguru.com/sports/nig-1-1-drc-dr-congo-leopards-forces-super-eagles-to-draw-in-friendly-game-ahead-of-russia-2018/ Mon, 28 May 2018 18:40:36 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=131097 The Leopards of DR Congo on Monday forced Nigeria’s Super Eagles to a draw in an international friendly match at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, in Port Hacourt, River State. Congo DR scored a second half penalty to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a 1-1 draw . Nigeria started the game the better side with Simy Nwankwo shaving […]

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Russia 2018: Super Eagles will play DR Congo despite Ebola threat – Dalung https://thenewsguru.com/sports/russia-2018-super-eagles-will-play-dr-congo-despite-ebola-threat-dalung/ Mon, 21 May 2018 18:37:29 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=129946 The Minister of Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung, has said the planned valedictory match for the Super Eagles before jetting out of the country for the World Cup in Russia would be played as scheduled. The Super Eagles are billed to face DR Congo in a friendly match on Monday, May 28 in Port Harcourt but […]

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DR Congo: Ebola epidemic enters ‘new phase’ as third case confirmed https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/dr-congo-ebola-epidemic-enters-new-phase-as-third-case-confirmed/ Thu, 17 May 2018 13:14:15 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=129387 A third case of Ebola has been confirmed in Congo, the World Health Organization said Thursday, detected for the first time in a large urban centre, the north-west city of Mbandaka. “The arrival of Ebola in an urban area is very concerning and WHO and partners are working together to rapidly scale up the search […]

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19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak – WHO https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/19-dead-39-infected-far-congo-ebola-outbreak/ Mon, 14 May 2018 12:49:26 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=128709 The WHO on Monday confirmed 19 deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following an outbreak of Ebola between April 4 and May 13. The WHO also confirmed 39 suspected cases. It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up. Information about the outbreak in Bikoro, Iboko and Wangata […]

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Ebola: DR Congo records more cases https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/ebola-dr-congo-records-more-cases/ Thu, 10 May 2018 12:19:21 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=128060 Four more cases of Ebola have been detected in the northwest Democratic Republic of Congo, doctors said Thursday, two days after DRC reported a fresh outbreak of the disease. Of the four affected people, two are caregivers at the hospital in Bikoro where the Ebola outbreak has been concentrated, the hospital’s chief surgeon Serge Ngalebato […]

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12 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed, 40 others injured in DR Congo – UN https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/12-tanzanian-peacekeepers-killed-dr-congo-un/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:31:28 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=100501 The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres on Friday said at least twelve United Nations peacekeepers have been killed in clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Guterres said early reports suggested 12 Tanzanian peacekeepers were killed on Thursday evening in the North Kivu region in the east of the country. Another 40 were wounded […]

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