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- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2018
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- DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
- DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
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- Children account for more than one third of Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
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- OXFAM: Ebola cases in DRC reach 500, as country faces threat of more violence ahead of elections
- Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 19
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UNITA demand politicisation of Electoral Commission
The largest opposition party, UNITA, has demanded that an Independent Electoral Commission be set up in such a way that it is itself represented, along with churches and civil society.
On 6 December UNITA leader Isaias Samakuva told a workshop of opposition parliamentarians that the creation of an independent electoral commission must be at the centre of a new electoral law for the next election, which is expected to be held in September 2006.
Samakuva also raised UNITA's opposition to the suggestion by President Jose Eduardo …
Election timetable proposed
Angola's ruling party, the MPLA, has put forward a detailed timetable culminating in presidential and parliamentary elections in September 2006.
The largest opposition party, UNITA, had objected to the lack of a timetable, and since 12 May had been boycotting the Angolan parliament's Constitutional Commission, the body that will pave the way for the country's next elections. UNITA has now indicated that it will rejoin the Constitutional Commission, and will put forward its own electoral timetable in parliament.
Angola signs up for African Peer Review Mechanism
Aid boycott eases
IMF agreement imminent
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Milestone reached with end of Joint Commission
UN Security Council authorises new mission
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Train massacre toll rises
Two hundred people die every day, says UN
The United Nations has warned of the critical condition of the two million Angolans who have fled their homes and who are now suffering from a lack of food, medicines, shelter and arable land. The UN continues to hold the rebel movement UNITA responsible for the war, and is calling on the international community to provide aid to meet the crisis.