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At least 16 civilians killed, several missing in eastern DRC village attacks

Attackers killed at least 16 civilians in three villages, according to a monitoring group, in the latest attacks to hit the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to the Kivu Security Tracker, who maps violence in the region, said on Thursday the killings occurred overnight in the villages of Mayele, […]

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3-year-old boy tests positive and dies from Ebola in eastern DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed a fresh Ebola case just five months after the latest epidemic was declared over. A three-year-old boy tested positive near the eastern city of Beni, one of the epicentres of the 2018-2020 outbreak, and died from the disease, Health Minister Jean Jacques Mbungani said in a statement on […]