A 14-year-old Ugandan boy is suing the not-for-profit health organization Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), accusing them of circumcising him without his parent’s consent and having botched the operation.
The US strike group, including the Ronald Reagan atomic aircraft carrier and 14 fifth-generation fighters, are to patrol the area of the Korean Peninsula for a month. According to government sources, cited by the Japanese media, this should put additional military pressure on North Korea during the historic US-DPRK summit in Singapore on June 12.
China's decade-long assistance to Africa has borne tangible results with thousands of kilometers of new railroads and dozens of ports, airports and power stations built due to Beijing's investment projects. According to some researchers, Africa may emerge as a new global powerhouse.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that July 30 will be the date of the country's presidential and parliamentary elections, local media reported on Wednesday.
Pressure is being exerted on Zimbabwe to extradite Ethiopia's former military dictator, Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam, to face trial for genocide and other crimes. Sputnik spoke to an Ethiopian political observer, who wished to remain anonymous, about how Mengistu is viewed.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) vaccination program against the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has expanded from the town of Mbandaka to also encompass the Bikoro and Iboko health zones, a press release issued by the DRC Ministry of Public Health said on Monday.
While the Argentine Football Association prepared tips on how to pick up Russian “chicas,” Gernot Rorh, the Nigerian team’s coach, has warned his footballers against engaging in sexual relationships with Russian women during the 2018 World Cup, Complete Sports Nigeria reported.
According to conflicting reports, provided by the police and Red Cross, between 22 and 48 people, including children, have died after a passenger bus struck a tractor and then a truck loaded with beer on its way to Uganda's capital.
According to Congolese officials, at least 49 people have died after a vessel tipped over on the Congo River.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has the potential to expand beyond the Equator Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to the capital city of Kinshasa and neighboring countries, WHO Deputy Director-General Peter Salama said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people now confirmed to be infected with the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has risen to 28, media reported on Tuesday, citing the country's Ministry of Public Health.
Tuesday, May 22, marks the first anniversary of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. But Greater Manchester Police's investigation into bomber Salman Abedi's network seems to have run into the sand in Libya.
A luxury car, a nice villa, a stable salary...Algerian imams are confident that they deserve a better life, especially amid rising oil prices.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) health authorities plan to start on Monday administering an experimental vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, where cases of Ebola had been detected last week, The Guardian reported.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has increased its emergency response to the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) to over $4 million and has decided to provide free healthcare in the affected health zones, the country's Ministry of Public Health said on Sunday in a press release.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three new cases of the Ebola viral disease were confirmed Friday in the northwestern city of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the local health authority said.
The Pentagon released a video Thursday that recreated the October 4, 2017, ambush in Niger that left four US soldiers and five Nigeriens dead, revealing details previously unknown to the public.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Commission said it would dispatch urgent humanitarian aid to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The health minister in DR Congo, Oly Ilunga, has confirmed 11 more cases of Ebola and one new death in Bikoro, in a new outbreak of this lethal infectious disease.