Democratic Republic of the Congo

South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC

Xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg this week now drawing reprisals across the continent.

South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC

Africa

DRC Ebola outbreak: UN chief says to step up containment efforts

UN head calls on DRC officials, international community to combat spread of virus stymied by interethnic violence.

Uganda

Ebola deaths in east DRC outbreak top 2,000

This is second deadliest on record behind 2013-2016 epidemic in West Africa that killed more than 11,300 people.

Ebola deaths in east DRC outbreak top 2,000

Africa

DR Congo: Ebola fears grow over lack of access to clean water

Aid workers say fears grow over possible Ebola outbreak due to water shortage in Goma, where first case surfaced.

DR Congo: Ebola fears grow over lack of access to clean water

AJ Impact

More fires burning in Angola and Congo than in the Amazon: Maps

Brazil is the third worst-affected region by recent wildfires after two countries in Central Africa.

More fires burning in Angola and Congo than in the Amazon: Maps

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC announces new government 7 months after president inaugurated

Coalition government under President Felix Tshisekedi dominated by former leader Joseph Kabila's FCC movement.

DRC announces new government 7 months after president inaugurated

Democratic Republic of the Congo

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Healthcare workers in DR Congo continue to educate and treat people, trying to prevent further spread of the virus.

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

New Ebola front as cases spread

Year-long DRC outbreak spreads to third province, with a mother dying from disease and her child receiving treatment.

New Ebola front as first cases confirmed in DRC's South Kivu

AJ Impact

'Pandemic bonds' meet their match in Ebola fight

The huge returns on offer have lured investors to the fight against pandemics, but Ebola is showing bonds' limits.

Profit-making 'pandemic bonds' meet their match in Ebola

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments

Two experimental drugs developed in DR Congo trial using antibodies harvested from survivors of Ebola infection.

Inside Story

What does it take to contain Ebola?

The DRC is suffering its worst ever outbreak, but a new vaccine might prove effective against the virus.

Ebola

Three DRC medics arrested over killing of WHO doctor

A local doctors association has threatened to strike if their colleagues are not released within 48 hours.

Ebola in DRC: Three medics arrested over killing of WHO doctor

Africa

Rwanda strives to stop Ebola from spreading from DR Congo

Health ministers of both countries have met to agree to a plan of action to counter the epidemic that has killed at least 1,800 people.

Ebola

Gold miner who died of Ebola contaminated several: DRC official

Gold miner's wife tests positive - the fourth case confirmed in Goma - as officials fear epidemic could last 2-3 years.

Gold miner who died of Ebola contaminated several: DRC official

Ebola

Third Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma

First known transmission in major urban centre during outbreak now entering its second year raises further concerns.

Third Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma