The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.… Read more
The European Commission announced €50 million to help the most vulnerable people affected by the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding … Read more
The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and stressed … Read more
Rwanda has closed its border with DR Congo in response to the Ebola crisis.
At least two people have died from the virus in the … Read more
UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town
Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a second case … Read more
The health minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo offered his resignation after the President of the country decided to move the mandate for … Read more
The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker … Read more
A former rebel leader has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo by judges at the … Read more
Dr. Mike Ryan, the World Health Organization’s emergencies chief, in comments to the Associated Press (AP) , said that it was a Congolese pastor … Read more
At least 24 people have been killed and 31 injured in a train accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to police and … Read more
Interpol: An international operation against the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has seen hundreds of seizures worldwide as well as suspects arrested.
Codenamed Thunderstorm … Read more
An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the north-west of the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are two confirmed cases of the virus and 17 … Read more