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Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The mountain gorilla's life was featured in shows and the documentary film “Virunga,” and she gained internet fame in 2019 for a photo that featured her standing relaxed on two feet.

Volcanic Eruption In Congo Leaves 15 Dead, Thousands Homeless

May 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday night sent about 5,000 people fleeing from the city of Goma across the nearby border into Rwanda


Watch: Volcano Unexpectedly Erupts In Congo's Goma City, Thousands Of Residents Flee

Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday. No evacuation order was given by authorities, and there was no immediate word on any casualties.

Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Mar 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Soon after the discovery, authorities issued an order to ban mining on the mountain, reports claimed


Congo: Italian Ambassador Luca Attanasio Killed In Ambush

The attack occurred near Goma, Congo's eastern regional capital in the territory of Nyrangongo, in North Kivu, Congolese civilians said.

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17 February, 2021

After Ebola Outbreak In Guinea And Congo, UN Releases 15 Million USD

Associated Press (AP)

UN releases $15 million to fight Ebola in Guinea and Congo


25 April, 2019

World Malaria Day:Way To A Healthy Life

Outlook Web Bureau

Over last two decades, India has made good efforts in keeping malaria under check. The burden has declined by 59 per cent (2.03 million cases in 2000 to 0.84 million in 2017), and deaths due to disease by 89 per cent.


06 October, 2018

50 Killed, 100 Burnt In Oil Tanker Road Crash In DR Congo: Official

Outlook Web Bureau

The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole port at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean.


26 May, 2018

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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