The election in Congo, which is also facing a deadly Ebola virus outbreak, was long-delayed and marred by irregularities.
By Mathilde Boussion, Associated Press
Some Congolese trying to cross the border were forced back after resisting the efforts of Ugandan health officials screening people for Ebola, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Uganda said.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
As votes were counted Monday in Congo's long-delayed presidential election, the internet was cut across the vast Central African country, apparently an effort by the government to prevent social media speculation about the results after a day of voting marked…
By Mathilde Boussion, Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Cara Anna, Associated Press
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The disproportionate number of recent infections among children in the Democratic Republic of Congo — specifically in Beni, the outbreak’s current hot spot — has come as a surprise; typically young children don’t make up a big proportion of cases…
By Larisa Epatko
North Korea’s missile program dominates news coverage, but the humanitarian situation there is equally dire, according to a report released this week by aid organization CARE.
By Dominique Bonessi
The world’s largest population of Grauer’s gorilla, also known as eastern lowland gorillas, have plummeted in the midst of a nearly two-decade civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Soledad O'Brien will take your questions about her experience filming the NewsHour series "Congo's Hope" in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Join her for a Twitter chat from 1-2 p.m. EDT Friday.
Will M23 step-down set the stage for peace among armed groups in the Congo?…
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