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03 Sep 2018 description
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Kinshasa, DRC 30 August 2018- The African Union, through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (AfricaCDC) has conducted a pre deployment orientation and preparation training workshop for health care workers to be deployed to North Kivu and Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to help international efforts to fight the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease.

01 Sep 2018 description
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Kinshasa, DRC 25 August 2018- The African Union has begun sending qualified African health workers into the regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo, that are affected by the latest Ebola outbreak to hit the continent.

These are seasoned veterans as some of them were also involved in the 8th epidemic from 2014 to 2016, and the ninth, which occurred earlier this year.

20 health workers left Kinshasa yesterday, and travelled to Beni in North Kivu province in the east of the DRC. A further 15 will follow in the next few days.

09 Aug 2018 description
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Addis Abéba, le 9 août 2018: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, prend note avec satisfaction de la nouvelle étape franchie hier dans le processus électoral en République démocratique du Congo. Il se félicite du respect par le Président Joseph Kabila Kabange de son engagement à se conformer aux dispositions pertinentes de la Constitution congolaise et à celles de l’Accord politique de la Saint Sylvestre relatives à l’éligibilité à la présidence de la République.

06 Aug 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 6 August 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, closely follows developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as the date of 8 August, set for the closing of the submission of candidatures for the presidential and legislative elections of 23 December 2018, approaches.

06 Aug 2018 description
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Addis Abeba, le 6 août 2018: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, suit de près l’évolution de la situation en République démocratique du Congo, et ce à l’approche du 8 août, date de clôture du dépôt des candidatures pour les élections présidentielles et législatives du 23 décembre 2018.

04 Aug 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 03 August 2018: The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 01 August 2018 declared a new outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in two Provinces: North Kivu (32 cases) and Ituri (one case). On 28 July 2018, the North Kivu Provincial Health Division notified the Ministry of Health of suspected EVD cases which were subsequently confirmed by laboratory testing at the Institut National de Recherché Biomédical (INRB). This is the tenth outbreak of EVD in the DRC; the ninth outbreak was declared over on 24 July 2018 in the Equateur Province.

26 Jul 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 26 July 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the official announcement by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 24 July 2018, of the end of the Ebola virus outbreak in the country. He commends the Congolese Government for its swift and effective response since the outbreak was declared on 8 May 2018 in the province of Equateur.

26 Jul 2018 description
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Addis Abéba, le 26 juillet 2018: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, se félicite de l’annonce officielle, ce 24 juillet 2018, par le Gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo, de la fin de l’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola dans le pays. Il salue la diligence et l’efficacité qui ont caractérisé l’action gouvernementale depuis le déclenchement de l’épidémie, le 8 mai 2018, dans la province de l’Équateur.

23 Jul 2018 description
  1. The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region held their fifth ministerial meeting in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, on 20 July 2018. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Jean-Claude Gakosso, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese abroad, representing the Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Chair of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the PSC Framework. It was attended by H.E.

23 Jul 2018 description

The members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council held their 12th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in New York on 19 July 2018.

06 Jun 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 4 June 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, met, yesterday, with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Leonard She Okitundu. The meeting focused on the situation in the country and ongoing efforts to organise elections at the end of the year.

02 Jun 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 01 June 2018- After recruiting and training 18 Congolese volunteers, Arica CDC has just deployed them to Equator province to support the response to Ebola Virus Disease in DR Congo.

The responders, who are former volunteers of the African Union Support to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA) in the 2014-16 outbreak, they also participated in the post-Ebola enhanced surveillance in the Democratic Republic of Congo in July 2017 in the province of Bas-Uélé.

10 May 2018 description
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Addis-Abeba, le 9 mai 2018 - Une nouvelle épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola a été déclarée le 8 mai 2018 par le gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo après que deux échantillons aient été testés positifs à Ebola à Bikoro, dans la province de l'Équateur.

10 May 2018 description
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Addis Ababa, 09 May 2018- A new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was declared on 08 May 2018 by the Government of Democratic Republic of Congo after two samples tested positive for EVD in Bikoro, Equateur Province.

18 Mar 2018 description
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Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine (UA) en sa 758ème réunion, tenue le 14 mars 2018, a suivi une communication faite sur la situation en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).

18 Mar 2018 description
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The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 758th meeting, held on 14 March 2018, followed a briefing on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC):