Democratic Republic of Congo
Residents of Congo's Goma city 'shaken' as Ebola spreads
Residents of Goma city in the Democratic Republic of Congo were worried about the possibility of an outbreak after the first case of Ebola was detected.
DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border.
Global charities urge UN to elevate Ebola response to maximum level
Global charities including Oxfam are asking the United Nations to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of Congo to the highest level of emergency response. This comes as violence by armed groups continues to undermine attempts to stop the epidemic.
UN unveils new measures to combat Ebola crisis in DR Congo
The Ebola epidemic has already killed 1,200 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is currently at risk of spreading to nearby countries, according to the World Health Organization.
DR Congo increases security after attacks on Ebola treatment centers
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations have stepped up security for Ebola patients and healthcare workers after armed groups recently carried out attacks on treatment centers in the outbreak hotspots in the country's east.
UN envoy Leila Zerrougui: 'The security situation in the DRC is improving'
The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo Leila Zerrougui believes that the peace mission MONUSCO has contributed towards greater security in the DRC.
Music as a weapon in Goma
Can music really change the world? One young activist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo certainly hopes so. He's bringing together the best local musical talent to show what his city has to offer.
Fuel tanker crash in Congo kills at least 39 - health ministry
At least 39 people were killed and more than 80 suffered serious burns after a fuel tanker collided with a vehicle in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday (October 6), the country's minister of health said.
Rapid response has ended Congo's Ebola outbreak
Thirty-three people were believed killed by the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But rapid response by authorities and an experimental vaccine are credited with stopping a repeat of the 2013 disaster that took over 11,300 lives.