Gulf Times - Goma
Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

At least 23 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into houses in a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional rescue official said.

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher fell ill with Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, the first recorded case of the disease in the urban hub in a nearly year-old epidemic.

One dead as DR Congo police break up banned marches

One dead as DR Congo police break up banned marches

Police on Sunday dispersed hundreds of anti-government marchers in Kinshasa and a protester was shot dead in the eastern city of Goma

Blast kills child, injures 32 Indian peacekeepers in Congo

Blast kills child, injures 32 Indian peacekeepers in Congo

An explosion killed a child and injured 32 Indian peacekeepers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma on Tuesday, the UN mission there said.