Latest Ebola outbreak in Congo kills over 500; govt says new vaccination programme saved ‘thousands’
More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister told AFP.
Ebola deaths in Democratic Republic of the Congo rise to 55; 1,609 people feared to have contracted virus
Beni's mayor Jean Edmond Nyonyi Masumbuko Bwanakawa announced that the government had decided to make treatment free in Beni, Mabalako-Mangina and Oicha for three months.
World Cup-bound Nigeria showed early promise but were held to a 1-1 friendly draw by DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday
FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria hopeful of midfielder Wilfred Ndidi's return from injury before mega event
Wilfred Ndidi, 21, is nursing a hamstring injury and is expected to be out of action for several weeks.
Ethnic violence erupts in DR Congo's Ituri province; 49 people killed in fresh overnight unrest, say officials
At least 49 people were killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Ituri province
Congolese security forces shot dead a man and injured several others Sunday in a bloody crackdown on Catholic worshippers who gathered at churches across the country to demand president Joseph Kabila leave power
Fifteen UN peacekeepers killed in DR Congo: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says attack constitutes war crime
At least 15 United Nations peacekeepers were killed in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Friday
A military transport plane belonging to the Congolese Army crashed near Kinshasa on Saturday, killing "several dozens" people, military and airport sources told AFP.
At least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said
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Almost 400,000 children risk dying of hunger in DR Congo's troubled Kasai region where months of violence has driven over a million people from their homes, UNICEF said.