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In the United States apologized for the display of Africans in a cage with monkeys

Society for the protection of wildlife, the management of which is the Bronx zoo, apologized for the fact that in 1906 over several days in the monkey in an exhibit exhibited African.

"We apologize for the treatment of a young inhabitant of Central Africa, a representative of Mbuti people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and condemn it", - stated in the message of the organization.

In DR Congo found the bodies of 37 of the probable victims of clashes between rebels

At least 37 bodies discovered in the village of Pinga in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following clashes between rebels, according to local publication 7sur7.

As the newspaper notes, the bodies of insurgents and civilians found on Friday in the village of Pinga in Walikale territory in North Kivu province.

In DRC at least 16 people died in an accident

At least 16 people were killed and another five injured in road accidents in the South-East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to local portal'actualite.

The incident occurred on Saturday night, 25 kilometers from the town of Kalemie in the province of Tanganyika.

In DR Congo, 13 people were killed in an armed attack

At least 13 people were killed in an armed attack in Ituri province in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to local portal 7sur7.

The publication notes that the attack occurred Thursday afternoon in the chiefdom Bangali-Chabi in Irumu territory. Presumably, it was done by a group of militants ADF. The rebels killed 11 civilians in the village of Belo and two in the village Bwakali, specifies the edition.

Who is concerned about the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The current Ebola outbreak in Equateur province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is of concern to the world health organization, as the programmes for combating illness is not enough funding, said in a statement the regional who office in Africa.

The current Ebola outbreak in Equateur province is 11 in a row, were announced June 1. At the moment in the region recorded 56 infections, 53 of which are confirmed. The disease had spread to nine districts. While during the ninth flash, which took place from may to June of 2018, there were only 54 cases.

Belgium can officially apologize to the former colonies

Belgium can officially apologize to its former African colonies, this question is studied by a special parliamentary Commission, told RIA Novosti the Belgian academician, Director of the Royal Africa Museum Guido Grissell.

The king of the Belgians Philippe of 30 June for the first time expressed regret over the suffering caused to the people of the Congo in the period when this country was a possession of his ancestor, Leopold II, and then a Belgian colony. However, the official apologies Belgium has not yet been brought.

In DR Congo during the attack, militants killed at least 11 people

At least 11 people were killed in the attack by militants of the "Association for the development of the Congo" CODECO in Ituri province in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to local portal'actualite.

According to the portal, the incident happened on Saturday, among the victims were the passengers of the two cars that were heading to the town Magi. In total, according to the information portal, the attack killed two soldiers, three policemen and six civilians.

In DR Congo ten people died in the landslide

Ten people died in a landslide in the province of Ituri, in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to local publication 7sur7.

According to the publication, the incident occurred on Sunday night in the village of Rubanga in the territory of Mahagi. All 10 of the dead were members of one family.

The who announced the end of Ebola outbreak in North-Eastern DRC

The world health organization (who) declared the end of Ebola outbreak in North-Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that began almost two years ago.

Who on 1 August 2018 announced a new outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, which began in the Eastern province of North Kivu and North-Eastern Ituri province. In July 2019 the who has described the outbreak of the Ebola virus in DR Congo as an emergency situation on an international scale. According to who, over almost a two-year term contracted 3470 people died 2287 patients.

The number of cases of coronavirus in the DR Congo has exceeded six thousand

The number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus is a new type of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) exceeds six thousand, according to the office of the world health organization (who) in the country.

According to published data, as of June 22, was a day identified 102 new cases of infection COVID-19. Thus, in aggregate, the total number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the country amounted to 6027, 6026 of them confirmed and one probable.

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