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DR Congo Ebola response effort suspended in Beni after clashes

The UN has said the unrest is hampering efforts to contain the disease in a region that has been troubled for decades by inter-ethnic bloodshed and militia violence.

DR Congo identifies ‘second wave’ of Ebola in east

The latest outbreak is the 10th in DR Congo since Ebola was first detected there in 1976.

Community fears grow as DR Congo Ebola death toll climbs

The World Health Organization said that 200 cases of the deadly virus have been registered in the outbreak first detected on August 1.

Nobel’s Mukwege hears news in surgery as wild cheers erupt

Mukwege is nicknamed "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape. a

DR Congo’s Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

Mukwege and Murad will share the prestigious prize of a gold medal, a diploma and a cheque for nine million Swedish kronor -- almost US$1 million or 863,000 euros.

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola “perfect storm” in Congo

At least 100 people have died in the outbreak, out of 150 cases in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

DR Congo says latest Ebola outbreak under control

The latest outbreak of the virus is 10th to strike DR Congo since 1976.

Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo

The ministry recorded 47 deaths among 83 confirmed cases, plus another 28 likely due to Ebola, most of them occurring before the authorities declared an epidemic on August 1.

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo

The region is haunted in particular by the Allied Defence Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Islamist rebel group blamed for hundreds of civilian deaths over the past four years and an outbreak of Ebola centred in Mangina.

Two baby mountain gorillas born in DR Congo’s Virunga park

Virunga, Africa’s oldest nature reserve and a Unesco World Heritage site, is located in North Kivu.

US ties investment to open and fair general election, DR Congo...

According to Raymond Tshibanda, DR Congo's upcoming elections would be free and fair.

DR Congo says visit by UN chief would be ‘inopportune’ amid...

Presidential diplomatic adviser Kikaya Bin Karubi opposed a planned visit by UN Secretary General António Guterres to DR Congo.

Mass rape, cannibalism, dismemberment: UN team finds atrocities in DR Congo...

The war, which began in late 2016, involves the Kamwina Nsapu and Bana Mura militias and DR Congo’s armed forces, the FARDC.

DR Congo’s mining industry hobbled by poor infrastructure, tax hike

Miners can only export concentrate forms of cobalt at 60-70% of the market price because of the energy problem.

DR Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third...

Despite the constitution of DR Congo forbidding him from doing so, President Joseph Kabila is likely to seek another term in office.

Militia kills five in attack on Banro Corp’s east DR Congo...

The Mai Mai militia members were subsequently repelled in a firefight with guards.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak on ‘epidemiological knife edge’, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak has thus far killed 27 people.

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

An Ebola case has been recorded in the city of Mbandaka.

DR Congo bars tourists from national park after kidnapping

The ban on tourists in Virunga National Park will be in place until June 4, 2018.

DR Congo blames UN after eight hurt in student protest

Tertiary education minister Steve Mbikayi accused MONUSCO of stirring up the protests.

Two British hostages, driver, released in DR Congo

Robert Jesty, Bethan Davies, and their driver had been abducted in Virunga National Park.

7 killed in ‘terror’ shooting in Goma in eastern DR Congo

The perpetrators are speculated to be part of an armed group from the neighbouring town of Masisi.

40 drown fleeing violence in northwestern DR Congo

The victims drowned in the Ubangi River after attempting to escape violence in the town of Dongo.

Hundreds displaced by DRC violence return home

The people who been sheltering at a camp in Bunia were transported to Katoto.