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Congo-Brazzaville: Centre of Excellence Brings Hope for Sickle Cell Patients in Congo Republic

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. 19 June 2019 - Worried but calm, Marcel gazes at the door of the...

Congo-Kinshasa: Hundreds of Thousands Flee Ethnic Violence in Ituri Province

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. refugee agency reports an upsurge of inter-communal violence in northeastern DR Congo's Ituri...

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola – ‘WHO Between a Rock and a Hard Place’

analysis Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo....

Africa: WHO Under Pressure Over Ebola Response

By Ruth Douglas The World Health Organization's advisory committee, the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee has declared...

South Africa: Shimmy Beach Club Cancels Koffi Olomide’s Show

By Melody Chironda Cape Town — Popular Congolese Rhumba and Soukous maestro Koffi Olomide who was set to...

Africa: Why It’s Hard to Stop Ebola Spreading – Between People and Across Borders

analysisBy Janusz Paweska Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are...

East Africa: DR Congo Entry Into EAC Will Be a Game Changer

By Ivan R. Mugisha The Democratic Republic of Congo has applied to join the East African Community in...

Africa: How Africa’s Porous Borders Make It Difficult to Contain Ebola

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Photo: John Wessels A health worker collects a bible to give to one the confirmed ebola patients in...

East Africa: DR Congo Entry Into EAC Will Be a Game Changer

By Ivan R. Mugisha The Democratic Republic of Congo has applied to join the East African Community in...

Tanzania: Public Put On Ebola Alert

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Photo: Thomas Nybo/UNICEF School children in Beni, DR Congo visit a UNICEF hand-washing station at their school (file...