Breakingviews TV: Heavy metals

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Breakingviews TV: Heavy metals” – below is their description. For EV makers, Cobalt is a double headache: it’s likely to be central to lithium ion battery packs for the foreseeable future, and three-quarters of it comes from a single, tricky place – the Democratic Republic of Congo. For Western … Read more Breakingviews TV: Heavy metals

DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups” – below is their description. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s military has taken control of the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri after the president declared a “state of siege” against armed groups. It is in response … Read more DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups

Will military action stop violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will military action stop violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story” – below is their description. For years, armed groups have instilled fear in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Hundreds have been killed, and millions are diplaced in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The president … Read more Will military action stop violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story

DRC: Surge in violence forces millions to flee | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “DRC: Surge in violence forces millions to flee | DW News” – below is their description. A recent surge in attacks by militias and intercommunal violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have forced thousands more to flee their homes. DW’s Mariel Müller reports from Ituri province, … Read more DRC: Surge in violence forces millions to flee | DW News

Ethiopia Tigray conflict rips families apart – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia Tigray conflict rips families apart – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In this Tuesday’s edition of Eye on Africa: The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo declares a state of siege for two of the country’s provinces after a major surge in … Read more Ethiopia Tigray conflict rips families apart – Eye on Africa

DR Congo military takes charge in regions under ‘state of siege’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “DR Congo military takes charge in regions under ‘state of siege’” – below is their description. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidency on Monday ordered #military and police officers to take over civil authorities in two regions that have been declared under a “state of #siege”. North-Kivu … Read more DR Congo military takes charge in regions under ‘state of siege’

DR Congo declares a ‘state of siege’ over worsening violence in east

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “DR Congo declares a ‘state of siege’ over worsening violence in east” – below is their description. The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a “state of siege” late Friday in two provinces in the east of the country wracked by violence from armed groups and civilian massacres. … Read more DR Congo declares a ‘state of siege’ over worsening violence in east

Chad protests turn deadly as Macron condemns treatment of demonstrators

Global News published this video item, entitled “Chad protests turn deadly as Macron condemns treatment of demonstrators” – below is their description. At least two people were killed and 27 injured in Chad on Tuesday as demonstrators took to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took control following President Idriss … Read more Chad protests turn deadly as Macron condemns treatment of demonstrators

Measles Surge in DRC, Surpassing Covid-19 Deaths

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Measles Surge in DRC, Surpassing Covid-19 Deaths” – below is their description. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Covid- 19 deaths are being dwarfed by a far more infectious killer: measles. There have been more than 13,000 cases in the DRC since January 1st. “Between 2018 and … Read more Measles Surge in DRC, Surpassing Covid-19 Deaths

Health is an investment for the future – Interview with Aboubacar Kampo (Awake at Night)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Health is an investment for the future – Interview with Aboubacar Kampo (Awake at Night)” – below is their description. “And then they shipped me over to Buchanan, which was completely rebel controlled areas. No government, no army over there. And we were, we were actually guarded by … Read more Health is an investment for the future – Interview with Aboubacar Kampo (Awake at Night)

Has the UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo failed? | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Has the UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo failed? | DW News” – below is their description. For nearly three decades Eastern Congo has been marred by insecurity with frequent outbreaks of violence caused by armed groups. Last year more than 2,000 civilians were killed in attacks by … Read more Has the UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo failed? | DW News

Why Congo’s volcano watchers are worried

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Why Congo’s volcano watchers are worried” – below is their description. Rising magma and empty coffers, following an allegation of embezzlement, has left volcano watchers in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo worried that they will not be able to provide an early warning if a volcano towering over the … Read more Why Congo’s volcano watchers are worried

UK ‘plans to cut aid to war-torn countries’, leaked document reveals | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “UK ‘plans to cut aid to war-torn countries’, leaked document reveals | ITV News” – below is their description. The UK plans to cut aid to countries in conflict zones by up to two-thirds, according to a leaked document. Aid to Syria would be cut by 67% (from … Read more UK ‘plans to cut aid to war-torn countries’, leaked document reveals | ITV News

New HIV hope after natural suppression found in DRC group |The World

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “New HIV hope after natural suppression found in DRC group |The World” – below is their description. Scientists have discovered a group of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo who are naturally suppressing HIV to undetectable levels without the need for drugs. Lead scientist Dr Mary … Read more New HIV hope after natural suppression found in DRC group |The World

CAR refugees face dire conditions in DRC

Reuters published this video item, entitled “CAR refugees face dire conditions in DRC” – below is their description. Thousands of Central African Republic refugees at this hard-to-reach camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo are sleeping out in the open in makeshift shelters, with little or no access to sanitation, drinking water and food. #News … Read more CAR refugees face dire conditions in DRC