Madagascar’s president charters plane for second round clash against DR Congo
Andry Rajoelina, the President of Madagascar has chartered a plane to take football fans to Egypt following the national team’s unexpected qualification for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. Barea, on their tournament debut, topped Group B at the finals, opening with a 2-2 draw against Guinea before claiming wins over Burundi…
Madagascar’s Dupuis is man of two worlds
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis, is one of the few technicians at the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 training two teams. The Frenchman combines his Madagascar job with his role as Technical Director of French fourth-tier side FC Fleury 91. Dupuis finds himself in the same position as DR Congo’s Florent Ibengue, who doubles…
Fighting kills at least 50 in eastern DR Congo
At least 50 people have been killed in violence over several days in Ituri, a volatile province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...
Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda: health official
A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.
Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2,000 mark
DR Congo's health ministry said late Monday that it had recorded more than 2,000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago.
Villagers kill Ebola health worker in eastern DR Congo
Villagers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed a health worker engaged in the fight against a major Ebola outbreak and looted a treatment centre, according to an official report seen Monday by AFP.
Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in northeast DR Congo
At least 19 people were killed when gunmen attacked a fish market in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo near Lake Albert, local officials said on Sunday.
UN official blasts violence against Ebola teams in DR Congo
The UN special representative to DR Congo has blasted rumours that the world body was trying to cash in on an Ebola epidemic that has claimed more than 1,000 lives.