Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features | AFP

This week on Africa Weekly we head to Mozambique, where Jihadist attacks are wreaking havoc in the lives of people in the province of Cabo Delgado. Then we go to Uganda where an Ebola task force is helping people live their lives whilst managing the deadly virus. But first let’s take a look at the stories that made the headlines this week.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

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Children on frontline of fight to stop spread of Ebola | AFP

At the Mpondwe border crossing between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, Congolese children are screened every morning for symptoms of Ebola virus that has taken over 1,900 lives in DRC before they can go over to the other side for school. Many Congolese young people attend school across the border where job and education opportunities are greater. A nine-year-old girl of Congolese origin who tested positive for Ebola at the border has recently died.

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Firefighters extinguish flames after Uganda fuel truck blast | AFP

Firefighters battle the flames after a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded. The blast occurred Sunday evening in the Kyambura trading centre, a mountainous area near the Queen Elizabeth National Park, and killed at least 19 people.

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Uganda’s popstar MP Bobi Wine announces 2021 presidential election run | AFP

Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine officially announces he will take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in the 2021 national elections. SOUNDBITE

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WHO panel says Ebola outbreak not an ’emergency of international concern’ | AFP

The World Health Organization says that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an international threat, despite confirmed cases also in neighbouring Uganda. SOUNDBITE

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Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC | AFP

The Director of Health and social services for Red Cross Uganda says that one of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two countries.

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Red Cross teams work to raise awareness of Ebola in Uganda | AFP

Red Cross teams work to raise awareness of the Ebola virus in the Uganda-DRC border area. Uganda has recorded three cases of Ebola in the first known cross-border spread since an outbreak began in eastern Congo last August. IMAGES from December 2018 of Red Cross workers raising awareness in Uganda

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Ebola virus | AFP Animé

Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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