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Woman Held Captive By Family To ‘Cure’ Gaynes Is Now Free

Brit Christina Fonthes went to the Democratic Republic of Congo to visit with her mother and sister to stay with an aunt, but the mother had her passport taken away. Fonthes, a LGBT activist, was told her family wanted to keep her in the DRC to “fix” her sexuality. They were apparently unhappy with her [...]

Hi Haters: British LGBT Activist Held Captive By Mom And Family In Africa To Cure Her Of Her Gayness

Thank God she is safe now and headed home to her girlfriend! British Woman Held Captive In Democratic Republic Of Congo By Family Seeking To Cure Her Gayness It’s no secret that many of the countries in Africa are some

British LGBT activist woman held captive to ‘cure’ her gayness

A British woman is being held captive in the Democratic Republic of Congo so she can be "cured of gayness", her friends have claimed.

Vaccine Resistant Polio Virus has Emerged in Africa

The poliovirus strain that caused an outbreak in the Republic of the Congo in 2010 is able to resist the immune responses generated by a commonly used vaccine. The finding could explain why the outbreak, which killed nearly half of the...Show More Summary

When one child dies, it matters

Felice was placed in the orphanage in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 5, 2012 at two months of age. Felice's mother, Margarite, was getting married and as part of the commitment to marriage, she was unable to keep her child. Show More Summary

CongoNews editor held without charge after criticizing archbishop

Nairobi, August 28, 2014--An editor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been held by police without charge for a week in connection with libel allegations over a column published in the privately owned bi-weekly CongoNews, according to local journalists and news reports....

Here’s How Ebola Spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo: WHO

5 days agoHealth : Healthland

A suspected Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have no connection to the outbreak in West Africa

UN releases $1.5mn to help DR Congo fight Ebola

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The United Nations on Wednesday allocated $1.5 million (1.1 million euros) to help the Democratic Republic of Congo fight Ebola, just days after the country confirmed its first cases this year. Last week the DR Congo said 13 people had...Show More Summary

MSF can only offer limited help in Congo Ebola outbreak

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

KINSHASA/DAKAR (Reuters) - Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF), the leading organization in fighting Ebola, said on Tuesday it could provide only limited support to tackle a new outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo as it was already overstretched by the worst ever epidemic. Show More Summary

Ebola Outbreak Confirmed in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo declared an Ebola outbreak in its northern Equateur province on Sunday. Scientists believe this may be a different strain of the deadly virus. The BBC reported: The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that an … Continue reading ?

The latest on the African Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared an Ebola outbreak. The government says that as many as 13 patients may have died from the disease, including a doctor and a few nurses. The government says that the area is already quarantined and people will not be permitted to enter or leave. As of today, […]

Ebola Outbreak Reportedly Spreads To Central Africa

last weekNews : The Two-Way

With two deaths caused by the virus reported by the Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry, the disease appears to have moved beyond West Africa.

2 People Have Died of Ebola in DR Congo, 'Nothing to Do With' West Africa Epidemic: Minister

KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, although local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that...Show More Summary

2 People Die of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

last weekHealth : Healthland

But the deaths are not related to the current outbreak in West Africa, health officials in the DRC say

DR Congo confirms first cases of Ebola

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday confirmed its first cases of Ebola in the epidemic that has affected four other African nations.

Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Episode 433

subscribe: rss feed | iTunes | stitcher | Live365 Hear about travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the Amateur Traveler talks to Chris and Sasha Rosencranz about their […] The post Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Episode 433 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Unidentified fever 'kills 13' in DR Congo in 10 days

last weekNews : The Newsroom

A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said. "All 13 people who have died suffered from a fever, diarrhoea, vomiting and, in a terminal stage, of vomiting a black matter," Dr Felix Kabange Numbi said late Thursday. Show More Summary

World Briefing: Congo: Illness Kills at Least 70 People

last weekHealth : NYT: Health

At least 70 people have died in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Haemorrhagic fever killed 13 in DR Congo in 10 days: official

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Kinshasa (AFP) - A haemorrhagic fever of unknown origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, a health ministry official said.

War, Peace, and the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has struggled through years of war, which have claimed more than five million lives and littered the country with landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW).

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