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WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak ‘Public Health Emergency Of International...

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international...

Send In The Troops: Congo Raises The Stakes On Illegal Mining

A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese...

No Further Ebola Cases In Uganda After June Deaths: DR Congo

Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to...

Congolese Rebel Bosco Ntaganda Guilty Of War Crimes

International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted Congolese rebel chief Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda of war crimes including directing massacres of civilians and...

UN Steps Up Response To Deadly, Ongoing Ebola Outbreak In Congo

The UN (United Nations) is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, now in...

Congo Registers Highest Number Of New Ebola Cases In One Day

Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week’s number of cases to 126,...

WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Spreading At Fastest Rate Yet

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet, eight months after it was first detected, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said...

Congo Kinshasa (DRC) Travel Guide

Travel & TourismLike Congo-Brazzaville, its neighbor across the river, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (colloquially known as Congo-Kinshasa or the DRC) is home...

Health Experts Call For Emergency Declaration On Congo Ebola Outbreak

An international group of public health experts on Monday called on the World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee to consider declaring Congo's...

UN Finds 15 Mass Graves In Congo After December Violence

At least 15 mass graves have been found in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo in the wake of three days of ethnic bloodshed in...

Congo Inauguration Postponed; Police Stop Opposition Rally

KINSHASA — Congo's police dispersed a gathering Monday of supporters waiting to hear a speech by presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, his spokeswoman said.Dozens of people...

African Union Urges Congo to Suspend Final Election Results

KINSHASA, CONGO — The African Union continental body issued a surprise last-minute demand late Thursday for Congo's government to suspend the announcement of final results...

Ebola Outbreak DRC Worst In History

The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is proving to be worst in the nation's recorded history.Two hundred people have died of the deadly...

Children In Congo Dying From Ebola At Unprecedented Rate

Children in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying from Ebola at an unprecedented rate due largely to poor sanitary practices at clinics run by...

WHO Sees Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Lasting 3-4 Months At Least

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but...

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Due to important feedback from our valued subscribers, we have edited this piece to include some information previously left out. Edited 18 August 2019

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