Tag: congo

War crimes judges sentence Congolese warlord Ntaganda to 30 years in...

The International Criminal Court sentenced former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda on Thursday to 30 years in prison for atrocities including murder, rape and...

WHO hails ‘triumph’ as Merck’s Ebola vaccine gets European green light

 The world's first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World...

Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo

Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there.When the mother of six...

Rwanda kills 18 assailants after deadly national park attack

Rwandan security forces have killed 18 people who were part of a group that carried out a deadly attack in a tourist...

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000

The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to...

Ebola-hit Congolese town stages mock vote to protest at ban

Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the...

Ebola-hit Congolese town stages mock vote to protest at ban

Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the...

Congo’s Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response – WHO committee

The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee...

In Congo there is still much to do before the vote...

"Progress has been made but there are still strong fears that the December 23 elections could be falsified". This is the message that Secretary...

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by...