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East Africa’s huge locust outbreak now spreads to Congo

A small group of desert locusts has entered Congo, marking the first time they have been seen in the Central African country since 1944...

DR Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation’s history

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country’s recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health...

13 killed and children abducted by rebels in Ebola outbreak region

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the...

Pictures show wounded survivors as UN warns of ethnic cleansing in Democratic Republic of Congo

UN human rights investigators have warned of ethnic cleansing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, documenting the recent killings of more than 250 people,...

Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo

A second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo, the World Health...

One person confirmed dead from Ebola as Congo probes total of nine cases

Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said. One...

Forty-two police officers decapitated in Congo ambush

Forty-two policemen have been decapitated after being ambushed by a militia group in Congo, officials report. The officers were attacked in Central Kasai province,...

DR Congo’s former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba jailed for war crimes

Congolese former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba has been sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and sexual violence. Bemba...

Woman has child using frozen ovary

A woman who had her ovarian tissue removed and frozen following a childhood illness has made history by giving birth after having her fertility...

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