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Top WHO scientist under investigation after allegations of a ‘culture of misogyny’

Irish Independent 09 Feb 2023
... sexually abused women during an Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo.One woman who officially complained about Dr Barbeschi’s behaviour, said the Italian would “make it well known he was very friendly with his immediate boss”, adding.
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UN troops kill eight civilians in DRC convoy attack: governor

Urdu Point 08 Feb 2023
Goma, DR Congo, Feb 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Feb, 2023 ) .UN peacekeepers killed eight civilians during an attack on their supply convoy in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a military governor said on Wednesday ... The attack took place at Kanyaruchinya, where thousands of displaced people live ... ....
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Three protesters killed in attack on UN convoy in DR Congo

Urdu Point 08 Feb 2023
Goma, DR Congo, Feb 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Feb, 2023 ) .At least three demonstrators were killed Tuesday in an attack on a UN convoy in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations mission in the country said in a statement ... At least 36 people were killed, including four peacekeepers, according to authorities ... ....
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’Loophole’ excuses WHO officials accused of misconduct

Arab News 07 Feb 2023
“If these issues were brought to Tedros’ attention and no action was taken, (WHO) member states must demand accountability,” said Dr ... Among the cases WHO management were warned about was the allegation that Dr ... After the reports of sexual misconduct in Congo arose, the WHO created a new office to prevent such behavior, headed by Dr.
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U.N. report: WHO staff stuck to policy

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 07 Feb 2023
report into allegations of missteps by senior World Health Organization staffers in the way they handled a sexual misconduct case during an Ebola outbreak in Congo found their response didn't violate the agency's policies because of what some officials described as a "loophole" in how the WHO defines victims of such behavior.
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Show of force in DRC amid protests over insecurity and after UN peacekeeper killed

Independent online (SA) 07 Feb 2023
GOMA - DR Congo soldiers marched in the eastern city of Goma on Tuesday, an AFP journalist said, in a bid to reassure locals who are unsettled at perceived inaction against M23 rebels ... M23 rebels re-emerged from dormancy in late 2021, claiming that the Democratic Republic of Congo had ignored a pledge to integrate them into the army.
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DR Congo Troops March In Goma To 'Reassure' Locals

MENA FN 07 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) AFP Goma. DR Congo soldiers marched in the eastern city of Goma on Tuesday, an AFP journalist said, in a bid to reassure locals unsettled at perceived inaction against M23 ... .
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Rodney Michael Joins FK Mornar Bar in Montenegro

Football Sierra Leone 07 Feb 2023
Rodney Michael pens deal with Montenegrin side FK Mornar ... Michael was part coach of John Keister’s Sierra Leone squads for the last three friendlies in a 4-0 defeat to South Africa, DR Congo 3-0 and 3-0 against the Algeria B team in South Africa, Morocco and Dubai, respectively ... He left Indy Eleven following their 2022 season ... Related Articles ... .
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UN Peacekeeper Killed in Attack on Helicopter in DR Congo

Beijing News 06 Feb 2023
Kinshasa, DR Congo - A United Nations peacekeeper from South Africa was killed and another wounded in an attack on their helicopter in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the organization said ... One Peacekeeper Killed in Congo After UN Chopper Comes Under Fire ... Fresh Clashes as M23 Rebels Make Gains in East DR Congo.
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UN peacekeeper killed, another wounded in Congo helicopter attack

Anadolu Agency 06 Feb 2023
A peacekeeper was killed and another injured when a UN helicopter was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN force known as MONUSCO confirmed ... Eastern Congo remains volatile, with 5.7 million people internally displaced amid food insecurity, according to the UN. UN troops have been deployed in DR Congo since 1999.
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Xinhua world news summary at 0130 GMT, Feb. 6

China.dot.org 06 Feb 2023
(Egypt-Fire-Death). - - - - ... 12 ... (Cyprus-Presidential Election). - - - - ... - - - - ... GOMA, DR Congo -- One crew member was killed and another injured when a helicopter of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) came under attack, MONUSCO confirmed on Sunday ... (DR Congo-Attack-Death) Enditem .
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‘Loophole’ excuses WHO officials accused of misconduct

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
“If these issues were brought to Tedros’ attention and no action was taken, (WHO) member states must demand accountability,” said Dr Irwin Redlener, a global health expert at Columbia University ... After the reports of sexual misconduct in Congo arose, the WHO created a new office to prevent such behaviour, headed by Dr.
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UN chief condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

Xinhua 06 Feb 2023
5 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Sunday's attack on a helicopter of UN peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), that left a South African peacekeeper dead and another severely injured ... UN chief condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo.

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