Category Archives: Medical

Burkina Forces Move to Secure Attacked Gold Mine After 1 Killed

– Security forces in Burkina Faso have sealed off an Avesoro gold mine after a security guard killed an intruder and local people attacked the site in retaliation, security sources said on Friday.

The Youga …

Ebola Fears Slow Crossings at Rwanda-DRC Border

Witnesses say fears of the Ebola virus have brought border traffic between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to a virtual standstill. Long lines and lengthy delays at the border crossings have left many …

Rwanda, Congo Restrict Unnecessary Border Travel Amid Ebola

Rwanda and Congo are discouraging travel across their border, as officials try to prevent further spread of the highly contagious Ebola virus.

Travel restrictions are part of measures taken by Rwandan and Congolese health officials …

Butembo: MONUSCO Police contributes its expertise to Congolese National Police Investigations following attack on a convoy

MONUSCO police has lent its support to Congolese National Police (PNC) Investigators in a bid to determine the circumstances surrounding the recent attack on the Beni-Butembo road axes aiming a convoy of the Ebola virus …

Ugandan Activist Sentenced for Vulgar Poem About President

In a cacophonous sentencing filled with profanity and nudity, a Ugandan court has found activist Stella Nyanzi guilty of cyber harassment for posting a poem on Facebook that harshly criticized President Yoweri Museveni.

Nyanzi was …

Congo: 4th Case of Ebola Confirmed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has sent a dozen staffers to a Democratic Republic of Congo border city to manage Ebola cases there. The outbreak, which began a year ago has …

Fears Growing Congo’s Ebola Could Spread to Neighboring Countries

As the Ebola epidemic in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo enters its second year, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) are voicing concern about the growing risk of the virus spreading to neighboring …