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Since it appeared in the DRC, Ebola has killed more than 15,000 people.  By John WESSELS (AFP/File)

'Ebola is defeated', says Congolese professor who discovered virus

20 minutes ago | Congo

Ebola has been defeated. Vaccines and medical treatments have brought the deadly and terrifying disease under control, s ...

Sep 15, 2021 | Congo

The United Nations on Wednesday ordered the withdrawal of Gabon's 450-strong peacekeeping contingent from the Central Af ...

Sep 13, 2021 | Congo

DR Congo's health authorities have failed to explain where millions of dollars meant for building hospitals and other tr ...

Sep 10, 2021 | Congo

Congolese Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege on Friday called for an international criminal court for the Democratic Republic ...

Sep 9, 2021 | Congo

Illegal logging, charcoal production and poaching in and around Virunga National Park, the famed sanctuary of mountain g ...

Sep 8, 2021 | Congo

Kinshasa, 8 September 2021 ndash; The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an outbreak of meningiti ...

Sep 8, 2021 | Congo

An epidemic of meningitis has been declared in northeastern DR Congo, where 129 people have died, the World Health Organ ...

Sep 6, 2021 | Congo

Rebels shot or hacked to death at least 30 people in a new massacre in northeastern DR Congo, local and UN sources said ...

Sep 2, 2021 | Congo

Environmental groups on Thursday warned of an impending biodiversity catastrophe if DR Congo pushes ahead with a plan ...

Sep 1, 2021 | Congo

Suspected jihadists killed four people and burnt up to 14 vehicles of a convoy under military escort on Wednesday in Dem ...

Aug 31, 2021 | Congo

More than three months after the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands a ...

Aug 31, 2021 | Congo

Authorities in DR Congo say they will beef up security against illegal mining at a pit that provided the uranium for the ...

Aug 31, 2021 | Congo

DR Congo's famed Virunga National Park announced Friday the birth of a mountain gorilla in this tourist region threatene ...

Aug 31, 2021 | Congo

Eleven children aged nine to 17, including five girls, have been kidnapped by presumed Islamist rebels in northeastern D ...

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