DR Congo Declares Ebola Outbreak Over

Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases. The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo […]

Crocodile Kills Pastor During Baptism

A crocodile has killed a Protestant pastor who was baptising followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in Arba […]

Parliament Approves 67Bn For Ambulance System

Parliament has approved 67 billion shillings for the establishment of the National Ambulance service system.  The system is mandated to offer pre-hospital and emergency services in Uganda. In November 2015, Government launched the first 10 […]

Judiciary: No Judgement Yet In Age Limit Petitions

The Judiciary have come out to dismiss social media reports that there has been a verdict by the Constitutional Court in the ‘Presidential Age-Limit’ petitions. In an unprecedented press release dated May 31, 2018, the […]

50 Dead In Congo Boat Accident

About 50 people have died after a boat capsized on a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say. The vice-governor of Tshuapa province in the north of the country said the cause of […]

EBOLA: Uganda Worried Over Pilgrims From DR Congo

The Joint Operations Command-JOC and the Health Ministry will keep a close eye on pilgrims from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC entering Uganda for the Martyr’s day celebrations for health and security reasons, URN has […]

WHO: Risk Of Congo Ebola Spreading To Region ‘Very High’

Democratic Republic of Congo faces a “very high” public health risk from Ebola because the disease has been confirmed in a patient in a big city, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, raising […]

WHO To Use Ebola Vaccine In Congo

The World Health Organization said on Friday it hopes to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine to tackle an outbreak in a remote area of Congo to prevent it spreading, particularly to the provincial capital of […]

WHO: Congo Ebola Deaths Reported Back In January

Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January, a spokesman for the World […]

Ebola Kills 17 In Eastern Congo

Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever […]