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Lightening strike leaves 20 dead in Congo

Twenty people were killed on Wednesday when a lightning strike damaged a high-voltage power line in a suburb of the Congolese capital Brazzaville

UBA Group Emerges African Bank of the Year again

Subsidiaries win best bank in Benin, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Gabon, Congo, Sierra Leone at The Bankers Awards The Banker Magazine has once again selected...

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official’s death

Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO

A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World...

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the...

Heineken sales crash in Nigeria

Heineken beer sales have crashed in Nigeria as the world's second largest brewer also recorded less sales in Congo, Spain and Poland

FG steps up airport screenings after Ebola outbreak in Congo

Nigeria has stepped up screening tests at airports and other points of entry as a precautionary measure following an outbreak of Ebola in the...

Conjoined twins survive grueling journey to separation

Conjoined twins born in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of Congo have survived a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike...

Late Salah penalty fires Egypt to 2018 World Cup

Egypt scored a 95th-minute penalty to beat Congo 2-1 in Alexandria and so reach the World Cup for the first time in over a...

Over 500 die in Congo cholera outbreak – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said more than 500 people have so far died in cholera epidemic sweeping the Democratic Republic of...