Tag: goma

Rwanda shuts border near Goma after second case of Ebola fever confirmed in the DRC city

Congo’s presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other than...

Ebola outbreak declared international health emergency

The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be a “public health emergency of international concern”, saying that the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat. Soraya Aziz Souleymane, Business & Human Rights defender joins CNBC Africa for more.

Dissecting the impact of DRC’s election results

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has been declared winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Tschisekedi has vowed to be the president of all Congolese. Meanwhile, rival candidate Martin Fayulu has dismissed the results as “electoral coup”. For a discussion on the results of the contested elections CNBC Africa is joined by Soraya Aziz Souleymane, Development Expert and Mike Itongwa, a citizen who’s based in the eastern town of Goma.

Felix Tshisekedi’s Spokesperson talks about DRC election victory

Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition party leader Felix Tshisekedi, has been declared the surprise winner of the 30th of December 2018 elections. For more CNBC Africa is joined by ClaudeI Balanky Spokesperson for Tshisekedi.