Ebola

DRC: Ebola case in major city sparks vaccination drive

WHO to convene emergency committee to decide if outbreak now constitutes an international health emergency.

Vaccinations against Ebola begin in DR Congo city of Goma

Ebola

Ebola case confirmed in eastern DR Congo city of Goma

Discovery raises fears the virus could spread more quickly in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border.

Ebola case confirmed in eastern DR Congo city of Goma

Africa

Congolese rebel Ntaganda 'Terminator' guilty of war crimes: ICC

DR Congo rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda found guilty by ICC of overseeing massacres and using child soldiers.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

'Attempted genocide': DRC president denounces attacks

Felix Tshisekedi appeals for Congolese to 'love one another' amid resurgent interethnic conflict in the northeast.

DR Congo president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide'

AJ Impact

DR Congo army will remove 2,000 illegal miners from Glencore site

The country's president ordered military intervention after miners defied a government deadline and clashed with police.

DR Congo army will remove 2,000 illegal miners from Glencore site

South Sudan

Ebola case reported near DR Congo's border with South Sudan

Case of deadly virus confirmed by South Sudan health ministry in a report seen by The Associated Press.

Ebola case reported near DR Congo's border with South Sudan

Africa

DRC president to send army to end communal violence

More than 400 people have been killed in the area over the last three weeks, in fighting between rival ethnic rebel groups.

Africa

Violence in DRC forces thousands to flee to Uganda

Thousands of Congolese are patiently waiting in Drodro for answers from the government near the border between DR Congo and Uganda.

AJ Impact

Death toll at Glencore mine puts spotlight on illegal mining

Desperate to eke out a living, people will go to extreme lengths to break into mining sites across Africa.

Death toll at Glencore mine puts spotlight on illegal mining

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo mine collapse death toll rises to 43

Two galleries collapsed in an open-pit mine owned by Swiss mining giant Glencore, killing artisanal miners.

DR Congo mine collapse death toll rises to 43

Africa

UN extends DRC sanctions as refugee flows increase

Resolution prohibits selling or supplying weapons to rebel groups, blocks travel of some militia leaders, politicians.

UN extends DRC sanctions as refugee flows increase

Uganda

Uganda strains as thousands flee violence in DR Congo's Ituri

Renewed conflict between militias connected to Lendu farmers and Hema herders sparks refugee crisis.

Uganda strains as thousands flee violence in DR Congo's Ituri

Africa

DR Congo attacks: Struggle to get aid to those in need

Aid arrives in Uganda for people fleeing fighting in the DRC with nothing but their lives.

Reporter's Notebook

On the road with refugees fleeing violence in DR Congo

Thousands of Congolese refugees, including unaccompanied children, have arrived at camps in western Uganda.

Africa

Thousands flee ethnic violence in eastern DR Congo

Fresh ethnic violence in the DR Congo sends thousands to neighbouring Uganda, after more than 100 are killed.