Judges at Ntaganda's trial said he was guilty of abetting murders, rapes of men and women, a massacre in a banana field and of enlisting and using child soldiers.
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press
The 1-year-old daughter of the man who died of Ebola in Congo's major city of Goma this week has the disease, the health ministry said Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now…
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
"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 Sam Mednick, Associated Press
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 Krista Larson, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, 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.
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.
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