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Ebola becomes curable
An end of the Ebola Virus might have come as scientists are confirming reduced death rate after trial of two of four proposed drugs on patients in badly affected areas of DR Congo.
Ebola: Half of cases going undetected
Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda.
Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma
Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus.
Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000
The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic.
Congo's president pardons hundreds of political prisoners
Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.
Conflict leaves over 200,000 children malnourished in Congo's Kasai region - UNICEF
Susan and her daughter, Rosette escaped conflict in Congo's Kasai region to find shelter in Kikwit in the country's southwest, but like thousands of other displaced civilians Susan struggled to find food for her daughter to eat.
Ebola spreads to danger zone in Congo
Efforts to contain Congo's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are being hampered by fighting and now the virus has spread to a new area of violence.
Congo at a crossroads: Waiting for election results
People in Congo are nervously waiting for results of the presidential vote. Some fear riots, while others are ready to take part. Fearing unrest, the government has cut off access to the internet. Jonas Gerding reports.
DR Congo: Election marked by delays, irregularities
31 Dec 2018
Citizens in the DR Congo are voting in an historic election that will shape the future of the turbulent African country. Delays, irregularities and voting problems threaten the election's credibility.
DR Congo voters go to polls in long-delayed elections
30 Dec 2018
Voters in Congo are casting ballots in a poll that could bring the country its first peaceful transfer of power since it gained independence. But observers say the threat of election-related violence is great.
Police clash with protesters in DR Congo over election delay
28 Dec 2018
Parts of Congo where a widespread Ebola outbreak has taken hold will not be able to vote until March. The country, meanwhile, has expelled the EU's ambassador after Brussels renewed sanctions on 14 Congolese nationals.
East Congo Ebola outbreak now world's 2nd biggest
3 Dec 2018
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases.