The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
Ninety-seven people have died of suspected Ebola in eastern Congo, according to the health ministry, as neighbouring Uganda works to combat the spread of the virus across the border.
Congo's President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term limit.
Ten people were killed when an armed militia group attacked a community of displaced people in Congo, a local administrator said on Sunday.
Jean-Pierre Bemba, the Congolese ex-vice president whose war crimes conviction was quashed on appeal last week, must be released, judges at International Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday.
Medical workers in Democratic Republic of Congo have given all the immediate contacts of Ebola patients in the city of Mbandaka an experimental vaccine as they try to thwart a disease that has killed around 25 people ...
The two cases occurred at Bikoro, a remote area where the outbreak began and then spread to Mbandaka -- an event that has deeply worried health experts.
World Health Organization and other United Nations staff going to the Democratic Republic of Congo as emergency responders to an Ebola outbreak are being offered an unlicensed vaccine ...
Two British tourists and their driver, who were kidnapped at a national park famous for its rare mountain gorillas in Congo, have been freed, the British Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed two cases of Ebola in the northwestern town of Bikoro and at least 10 more cases are suspected, the head of the national institute for biological research ...
French forestry and wood products group Rougier filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday, causing uncertainty for its nearly 3,000 employees in central Africa, a court source told AFP.