The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
"Congo Tales" is a new multimedia project that explores the environment, culture and stories of the people of the Congo Basin. The series highlights the mythical histories of the Congolese through photography and film as a counter-narrative to the one-note…
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern, especially after one case was confirmed near its border. Health experts say there is an urgent…
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency.
By Krista Larson, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump hosted Polish President Andrzej Duda and announced plans to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the former Soviet bloc state as part of a growing alliance. That’s on top of 4,500 Americans already…
By Rodney Muhumuza, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
There have been three confirmed cases in Uganda for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
By Associated Press
A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country.
By Krista Larson, Associated Press
The World Health Organization warned it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In South Africa, voters will go to the polls Wednesday in an election that could present the strongest challenge to date for the ruling African National Congress. A recent wave of xenophobic attacks has put the issue of immigration front…
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