An ambush near the renowned Virunga Park in eastern Congo has killed 12 rangers who helped guard some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas in the wild, authorities said Friday.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
Recently, the FDA formally approved the first vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus. The advance comes at a crucial time, as Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering an outbreak that has lasted over a year and a half and sickened…
By Monica Villamizar
It’s been one year since the Ebola epidemic outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far, more than 2,400 cases have been detected and over 1,700 people have died from Ebola. Richard Preston’s new book “Crisis in the Red…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 27, government employees prepare to head back to work while the deadlock for funding a border wall continues, and a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the deadliest in the…
By PBS NewsHour
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is growing, the World Health Organization said Friday, having killed 436 of more than 700 infected. This region also volatile, where health workers are attacked and armed conflict is preventing emergency…
The spread of Ebola in West Africa in 2014-2016 was the worst outbreak since the disease's discovery. Here's how international health agencies are responding this time.
By Diane Jeanty
Congolese warlord Germain Katanga is now the International Criminal Court’s second conviction since it was mandated to bring the worst international criminals to justice 11 years ago.
By Extra DA
Congolese youth share their views about why they voted in December 2011 elections and whether or not they felt it mattered.
Conflict diamonds, gems that are illegally sold to fund civil wars and rebel conflicts, are in the spotlight this month with the release of 'Blood Diamond,' a movie based on this underground trade. Experts discuss the films impact on the…
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