The opposition presidential candidate in the Republic of Congo, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas, has been hospitalised for COVID-19, hours before the election taking place today.
At least 53 villagers have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province, by Islamist militants, a local official said on Thursday.
Suspected Islamist militants have killed 13 people during raids on two villages in eastern Congo.
A small aircraft carrying around 15 passengers on Sunday crashed into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, airline Busy Bee and witnesses said.
With the air distance between the two countries just 979 miles, Rwanda has spoken of its readiness to check the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Three doctors have been arrested in eastern Congo over the murder of a World Health Organisation (WHO) epidemiologist.
Health checkpoints will be installed at the entrances to all polling stations in Congo’s Ebola-affected region during the December election, the Ministry of Health has said.
The European Union is set to renew sanctions in December on senior officials in Democratic Republic of Congo, including presidential candidate Emmanuel Shadary, four Western diplomats told Reuters.
Hunger has doubled in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a year, with 15 million people in need of food aid, pushing children into sex work and mining, charities said on Tuesday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to decide whether Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes public health emergency of international concern, the global health body said on Monday.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last another three to four months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
Democratic Republic of Congo has accused the EU of interfering in its upcoming presidential election by not heeding Kinshasa’s call to lift sanctions on President Joseph Kabila’s hand-picked candidate, letters from his lawyers show.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is suspending parts of its effort to fight Ebola in Congo after a string of attacks by militants, the UN agency said on Tuesday.
Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The trial of 24 people, including a former intelligence agency informant, suspected in the killings of two UN sanctions monitors in 2017 in central Congo resumed on Monday after a 10-month suspension, defence lawyers said.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violence-torn east.
Democratic Republic of Comgo(DRC) opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba arrived in the Congolese capital Kinshasa on Wednesday to submit his candidacy for president after a decade in prison in The Hague, a Reuters witness said.