13 hrs ago
Voice of America
DRC Sends Ebola Expert to Help Liberia Combat Disease
The Democratic Republic of Congo sent its Ebola virus expert to Liberia to help combat the disease following an official request by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's government, according to DRC information minister Lambert Mende.
19 hrs ago
WHO says 70 die from illness in Congo, denies Ebola link
At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Daily Star
Congo: Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several
KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with Ebola-like symptoms, a local official and a professor said Wednesday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
.com | Angolan refugees return from DRC
Tens of thousands of Angolans living in the Democratic Republic of Congo were set to return home, for some after more than 50 years in exile, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Congo-Kinshasa: Congolese Refugee Turns to Business for Survival
When humanitarian organizations in eastern DRC started reducing food provisions for able-bodied men, one man displaced by the fighting started a mobile phone charging cabin to make ends meet.
CAF bans Rwanda for fielding Birori
The development was confirmed on Sunday afternoon saying that Rwanda had fielded Dady Birori who has two different identities during their preliminary clash against Congo.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
.com | DRC army accused of executing PoWs
Former rebels beaten last November by government and UN troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday accused the army of executing 10 prisoners of war.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Rwanda Disqualified From Africa Nations Cup Qualifiers
Dady had featured in the first leg of the second round qualifier between the two nations last month in Pointe-Noir.
Jill Biden makes colorful, diplomatic statement
BY HELENA ANDRES AND EMILY HEIL When it comes to the collective hand-wringing of who wore what at the White House, the second lady often takes a well-worn backseat to the first.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Congo's Tshisekedi seeks treatment in Belgium
He has long battled rumors of ill health. In 2010, he walked the 15 miles from the airport to his suburban home in Kinshasa upon his triumphant return from medical treatment abroad.
DR Congo opposition figure Tshisekedi medevaced to Belgium
Etienne Tshisekedi, an 81-year-old prominent opposition politician in the Democratic Republic of Congo, left Kinshasa for Brussels early Saturday on a specially-arranged medical flight, an AFP journalist witnessed.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: The Centre of the Sun's Radiance for the Whole of Africa
After decades of violent conflict, dictatorship, a weak state and massive foreign interference, one could give up on DR Congo.
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Envoy Condemns Murder of Family in Eastern Town
A senior United Nations official today condemned the murder of six members of the same family in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and urged those living in the town of Mutarule to practice restraint to avoid further escalation.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Federal NDP critic urges Immigration Minister to intervene on Congolese adoptions
A federal opposition critic is calling on Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to intervene on behalf of Canadian families whose adoptions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being delayed.
Gecamines indicators flashing 'red'
Kinshasa - DR Congo state-owned mining company Gecamines said Thursday that key indicators were flashing "red" owing in large part to "serious management errors."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jill Biden wows in dress made in Congo
Jill Biden, left, and Vice President Joe Biden are shown at the White House in Washington on Aug. 5 for a dinner honoring African leaders.
Let's Rumba, Babe
It's a long way from Union Street to Levitt Pavilion - if you take Ricardo Lemvo's route, that is.
Part two: A virologist's tale of Africa's first encounter with Ebola
Peter Piot, currently director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, has become one of the world's most respected epidemiologists because of his work on the viruses that cause AIDS and Ebola.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Star Online
Insects for every occasion
Dining on grilled caterpillars with olive oil on July 9, 2014, in a makeshift restaurant in the Lingwala district of Kinshasa.
Fighting Ebola in Liberia: A lesson from Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo
In 1995, in a city of 400,000 people some 450 miles outside Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, there has been an Ebola outbreak never before seen since the first Ebola outbreak in that country in 1976.