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Dozen civilians killed in DR Congo rebel attack
Sixteen people, including 12 civilians, were killed in a rebel attack on Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, witnesses told AFP on Sunday.
Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo
When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord.
Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared contacts
The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government says, and the World Health Organization expects more cases.
WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo, can’t reach no-go areas
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that at least 1,500 people had been potentially exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region, where insecurity prevents aid workers from reaching some areas.
Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment
Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment.
Ebola outbreak in DR Congo believed to have killed 33
A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people in the east of the country, the health ministry said.
Health minister: Congo to use Ebola vaccine as early as next week
Democratic Republic of Congo will start using an Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a new flare-up in the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country, which emerged just as an earlier outbreak was being pronounced over.
DR Congo nabs 40 for protesting sexual violence
Forty civil rights campaigners were held overnight after they staged a protest in DR Congo over sexual violence in the country's conflict-torn central region, activists said Tuesday.
UN experts accuse DR Congo troops, militia of 'crimes against humanity'
UN human rights investigators have accused security forces and militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of committing atrocities amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity in the restive central region of Kasai.
Congo woman opens home to dozens of orphaned children
Thirteen-year-old Gloria Saambili said her mother was cooking when rebels entered her home in the Congolese village of Mayi-Moya, killed her with an ax and took Gloria's father and two brothers into the forest. The teen escaped.
IOM, WHO, DR Congo partner to stop Ebola from spreading to Kinshasa, neighboring
Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometers from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province.
Ebola on epidemiological knife edge in DR Congo, WHO says
The World Health Organization (WHO) says seven more people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been infected with the Ebola virus, warning that the outbreak of the lethal disease in the central African country has a clear "potential to expand".
Ebola death toll climbs to 27 as vaccination campaign starts in Congo
A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as Congo Monday began a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, the country's health minister said.
DR Congo to begin Ebola vaccination on Monday
Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
Congo reports three new Ebola cases in large city
Three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than one million people, Congo's health minister announced, as the spread of the hemorrhagic fever in an urban area raised alarm.

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