Protesters across sub-Saharan Africa have braved bullets and beatings to defend their rights in the face of continuing conflict and state repression, Amnesty International said today as it published its annual review of human rights in the region.
Ethiopia, whose national airlines has daily flight to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where Ebola outbreak has killed many people, says it is taking preventive measures to avoid the spread of the deadly virus into the country.
At least 550,000 babies are thought to have died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to new analysis by Save the Children — an average of well over 100,000 every year.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $8 million dollars to support the joint Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Response Plan to the Ebola outbreak (currently budgeted at $56.7 million).
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Yamoussoukro, Cote D’Ivoire – Multiple projects financed by the Korean government and implemented by Cote D’Ivoire government agency specialized in rural development – ANADER – are improving the lives of the people in the rural areas of the country over the past few years.
The United Sates government announced nearly $67 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the DRC Humanitarian Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.