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Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

Dodoma, Jun 13 (UNI) Tanzanians "should not worry" about the spread of Ebola, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has said reacting to news that the disease had crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.

Tanzania shares a long border with DR Congo, where an Ebola outbreak has killed nearly 1,400 people.

In a Twitter message, Ms Mwalimu said that Tanzania "is well prepared to combat [the] virus".

On Tuesday, Tanzania, along with Kenya, launched a programme to monitor people as they cross into the country, according to a BBC News report.

The programme will help the authorities quickly share information if Ebola is detected, the health minister said.

In Uganda a five-year-old boy died from Ebola on Wednesday, the first case of the virus reported in the country.

The Ugandan government is now reporting seven other suspected cases of Ebola.

UNi SNU 1408

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Bangladesh not to repatriate any Rohingya forcibly: FM Momen

Bangladesh not to repatriate any Rohingya forcibly: FM Momen

23 Aug 2019 | 12:10 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Friday Bangladesh does not want to do anything by force and laid emphasis on removing trust-deficit among Rohingya who refused to return to their homeland.

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Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

23 Aug 2019 | 11:16 AM

Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gusto across Bangladesh on Friday.

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Brazil president slams Macron's 'colonialist mentality' over comments on Amazon fires

Brazil president slams Macron's 'colonialist mentality' over comments on Amazon fires

23 Aug 2019 | 8:27 AM

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 23 (UNI) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has criticised his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to discuss the ongoing Amazon rain forest fires during the upcoming G7 summit.

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France and India to make digital technology a transformative factor, both sides ink pacts

France and India to make digital technology a transformative factor, both sides ink pacts

23 Aug 2019 | 8:21 AM

Paris, Aug 23 (UNI) France and India intend to make digital technology a transformative factor in their societies, to foster economic growth, sustainable development and secure enhanced internet access which is essential to bridge digital divide, a Joint statement said here.

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