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Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda

The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-...

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda

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A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while tw...
17:51, 2019-06-12

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo. The post World Health O...
15:01, 2019-06-12

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disea...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qu...
12:00, 2019-06-13

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
00:17, 2019-06-13

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in...
11:34, 2019-06-12

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
09:01, 2019-07-11

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus kille...
18:17, 2019-06-12

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as he...
21:51, 2019-07-18

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. ...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy w...
15:51, 2019-06-12

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo las...
15:17, 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
20:34, 2019-06-12

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are br...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan health officials say that a sick woman does not have Ebola. The country’s Rapid Surveillance team issued a stateme...
18:17, 2019-06-17

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Dem...
07:51, 2019-06-12

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deploye...
23:51, 2019-08-02

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
22:34, 2019-06-13

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of N...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the fi...
21:51, 2019-06-22

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 7.32pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo 5.23pm BST The Cran...
21:51, 2019-06-22

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus j...
07:51, 2019-06-14

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts ...
19:34, 2019-06-12

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago...
21:34, 2019-06-11

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms another Ebola case Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, wh...
05:34, 2019-08-30

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official ...
14:34, 2019-08-30

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, inclu...
18:00, 2019-06-12

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus ...
23:34, 2019-06-12

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to conta...
19:00, 2019-06-13

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Re...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the vir...
04:51, 2019-06-14

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda The Congolese Health Ministry says another child has died of Ebola, bringing the death toll to three within the same family that had brought Ebola to...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the borde...
03:51, 2019-06-15

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republ...
13:51, 2019-06-12

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo an...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democrat...
22:00, 2019-06-11

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease e...
00:17, 2019-06-20

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
11:51, 2019-06-18

Uganda clears experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Dem...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda: hospital official A 9-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease a...
14:00, 2019-08-30

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, whe...
22:34, 2019-08-02

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now kill...
00:51, 2019-06-14

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda- hospital official A nine-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the diseas...
14:00, 2019-08-30

Congolese Girl, 9, Dies After Testing Positive for Ebola in Uganda (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, officials said Friday, as the Wor...
12:51, 2019-08-31

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanue...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain i...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the di...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola cri...
06:17, 2019-06-12

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gears as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Uganda's border...
21:00, 2019-06-13

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 res...
06:34, 2019-06-05

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
02:51, 2019-06-12

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in nei...
18:00, 2019-06-12

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the den...
00:17, 2019-08-04

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
20:34, 2019-06-10

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
14:17, 2019-06-07

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Or...
04:17, 2019-08-17

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO sa...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
00:00, 2019-07-16

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains...
19:34, 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Frid...
23:00, 2019-09-02

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advanc...
15:17, 2019-06-20

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are...
21:51, 2019-09-14

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a d...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
22:34, 2019-08-25

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 1...
12:17, 2019-06-19

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
04:00, 2019-08-26

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which the...
21:00, 2019-08-13

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
00:00, 2019-07-16

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
05:34, 2019-06-15

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer," warns the World Health Organization. It's ...
22:17, 2019-07-15

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
06:00, 2019-07-15

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spre...
20:00, 2019-08-20

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds ...
12:51, 2019-08-19

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, accord...
01:51, 2019-08-17

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
09:51, 2019-05-22

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinsh...
22:51, 2019-08-01

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations h...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbrea...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people sin...
15:51, 2019-08-01

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last ye...
00:51, 2019-08-31

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesda...
00:34, 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in east...
21:17, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under contro...
19:34, 2019-08-01

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major ...
21:51, 2019-07-18

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
22:00, 2019-06-11

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:51, 2019-06-12

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the...
23:51, 2019-08-02

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said...
13:51, 2019-08-01

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleedi...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insec...
07:51, 2019-08-24

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fa...
17:00, 2019-08-16

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
00:17, 2019-06-16

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attenti...
22:34, 2019-07-31

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
20:51, 2019-07-22

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been ...
17:34, 2019-08-13

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who were just infected. Doctors hope the sick will now seek help in greater numbers, ending th...
23:17, 2019-08-12

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cu...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of the...
23:34, 2019-07-17

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people bef...
18:17, 2019-08-02

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whi...
14:17, 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spr...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spr...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed ...
20:51, 2019-07-15

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola ...
05:34, 2019-07-15

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwan...
14:17, 2019-08-01

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
00:17, 2019-07-15

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," th...
19:01, 2019-07-12

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epi...
02:34, 2019-09-15

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus coul...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contai...
14:51, 2019-06-04

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by chariti...
13:51, 2019-05-29

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

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 ...
14:00, 2019-08-30

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encou...
21:51, 2019-08-12

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic...
14:17, 2019-05-24

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an o...
19:00, 2019-06-18

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the bor...
00:00, 2019-07-16

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Re...
18:34, 2019-07-15

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to st...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip ...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had repor...
21:17, 2019-08-01

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von...
16:51, 2019-09-06

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
17:00, 2019-05-21

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despit...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much a...
11:51, 2019-08-14

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
16:01, 2019-05-23

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June be...
20:17, 2019-06-18

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could...
00:34, 2019-08-01

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Rep...
10:34, 2019-07-12

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sa...
18:34, 2019-07-19

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on ...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested posit...
19:51, 2019-08-01

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
18:51, 2019-07-15

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of ...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, raising fears of an acceleration i...
18:17, 2019-08-02

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:51, 2019-08-02

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; ...
01:51, 2019-08-31

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
20:34, 2019-07-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; f...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fi...
01:34, 2019-05-24

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of th...
01:34, 2019-09-03

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations C...
21:34, 2019-07-31

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale u...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with ...
22:34, 2019-08-23

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
01:00, 2019-07-18

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
23:51, 2019-08-03

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
01:51, 2019-07-18

'War zone': Ebola virus declared a global health emergency after outbreak in Congo While the risk of Ebola spreading within the region remains high, the risk of it spreading outside the region is low.      ...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exc...
05:51, 2019-07-18

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
01:17, 2019-08-01

Dow Jones crosses 27,000 mark for first time ever The Dow Jones industrial average briefly crossed the 27,000 mark for the first time ever, boosted by bets that the Federal Reserve is poised to cut i...
19:17, 2019-07-11

Sensex Surges Over 550 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,000 The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 570.07 points to 37,260.57, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark moved to 11,009.70, up 154.20 points from th...
12:51, 2019-08-08

Dow Jones briefly crosses 27,000 mark for the first time ever The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke records on Thursday morning by surging past 27,000 for the first time ever, rising 132 points during morning t...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Turkey crosses “red line,” gets booted from F-35 partnership Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. ...
09:17, 2019-07-18

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his ...
13:17, 2019-08-06

French inventor crosses the English Channel on his hoverboard Over the weekend, French inventor and former jet-ski champion Franky Zapata made history by crossing the English Channel – which is roughly 35 kilome...
12:51, 2019-08-05

BJP Wins All 4 Assembly Bypolls In Gujarat, Tally Crosses 100 The ruling BJP in Gujarat has won all the four Assembly seats where by-elections were held along with the Lok Sabha polls. With this, the tally of th...
13:51, 2019-05-24

Sensex Jumps Over 350 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,950: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains on Monday shrugging off early losses, despite weakness in Asian peers amid US-China trade concerns. The...
15:51, 2019-05-27

Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 d...
10:17, 2019-08-05

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of...
13:51, 2019-08-04

Franky Zapata crosses Channel by hoverboard at second attempt French inventor flies from northern France to Dover on jet-powered ‘Flyboard’A French inventor has succeeded in crossing the Channel on a jet-powered...
17:51, 2019-08-04

French inventor crosses English Channel on 'Flyboard' Franky Zapata flew at speeds of up to 190 kilometers per hour during his successful crossing on the state-of-the-art hoverboard. He "really enjoyed" ...
13:17, 2019-08-04

Truecaller Crosses 1 Million Paying Subscribers Globally Truecaller on Tuesday announced that it has crossed one million paying subscribers globally and has added a series of new features to its paid subscr...
15:51, 2019-08-27

Franklin Saint crosses one more line after shooting a cop on ‘Snowfall’ Snowfall | Wednesday, 10 p.m., FX Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) thought he had it made. A product of the rough streets of South Central LA, he carved...
11:34, 2019-09-02

‘We Did It’: Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 d...
08:17, 2019-08-05

Sensex Jumps Over 200 Points, Nifty Crosses 10,900: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a positive note, a day after the Reserve Bank of India reduced the repo rate to the lowest level...
12:51, 2019-08-08

BJP Crosses Halfway Mark On Its Own In Early Leads: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes started for the gene...
07:01, 2019-05-23

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about ...
16:17, 2019-06-20

Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes. The post Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes appeared fi...
00:51, 2019-06-09

Utomik crosses more than 1,000 PC games for subscription download service Utomik said it has more than 1,000 PC games available for its subscription download service, and the company said its user activity has doubled.Read ...
16:51, 2019-08-12

Sensex Gains Over 250 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,850: 10 Things To Know Breaking a two-day fall, domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a positive note led by buying across sectors amid strength in Asian peers...
08:00, 2019-07-01

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico...
16:51, 2019-07-04

China's Official Yuan Rate Crosses 7-Per-Dollar Milestone China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest level since 2008 on Thursday, crossing the symbolic 7-per-dollar threshold that t...
14:17, 2019-08-08

French inventor crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard This guy is the ultimate channel surfer. A French inventor on Sunday successfully flew across the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard — that ...
01:51, 2019-08-05

PM Crosses Freezing River, Sniffs Elephant Dung On Man vs Wild Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit television screens like never before on Monday, talking about his life and the environment -- and smelling elephant ...
11:00, 2019-08-13

April-July Fiscal Deficit Crosses 77% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first four months of the fiscal year were Rs 3.39 lakh crorerupees, while total expenditure was Rs 9.47 lakh crore rupees, go...
21:17, 2019-08-30

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across t...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all...
05:51, 2019-08-06

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Live updates: Greta Thunberg re...
23:00, 2019-08-28

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's econom...
07:51, 2019-06-18

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percen...
12:34, 2019-07-23

Narmada River Crosses Danger Mark In Western Madhya Pradesh Officials are on alert as the Narmada river is flowing above the danger mark due to intermittent heavy rains since last one week and water inflow fro...
02:00, 2019-08-27

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the threshold of a half-billion visitors for t...
03:51, 2019-05-24

Watch: High school 7-footer crosses up Stephen Curry with dribble Chet Holmgren, a 7-foot basketball star from Minneapolis, pulled off a nasty crossover on Stephen Curry during the Golden State Warriors star's baske...
20:17, 2019-08-07

Iran Crosses Uranium Enrichment Limit In First Major Nuclear Deal Breach Iran has surpassed the cap on uranium enrichment set by a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said...
04:51, 2019-07-09

Starship Technologies raises $40M, crosses 100K deliveries and plans to expand to 100 new universities Starship Technologies invented the category of rolling autonomous sidewalk delivery robots, and to date, the company has made more than 100,000 comm...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a...
18:34, 2019-05-24

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one ...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the countr...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
17:34, 2019-07-20

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting wi...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Uganda Airlines relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
21:51, 2019-08-27

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9....
22:34, 2019-06-30

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
00:34, 2019-06-23

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, am...
22:01, 2019-06-03

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and globa...
22:34, 2019-09-13

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame ...
19:17, 2019-05-25

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, pol...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesda...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have bee...
17:34, 2019-06-13

Uganda's Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' the president The 37-year-old opposition figure was charged while in court to face a separate treason charge. Bobi Wine says he wants to challenge longtime Preside...
03:17, 2019-08-07

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers mov...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the la...
11:34, 2019-07-07

Leaders of Rwanda and Uganda sign pact in bid to end tension The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed a pact on Wednesday in Angola's capital aimed at ending a long-running rivalry that has resulted in their ...
18:00, 2019-08-21

Rwanda re-opens border with Uganda to trucks for 12 days Rwanda said on Monday it would re-open its busiest border post with Uganda to cargo trucks for 12 days, more than three months after it was closed am...
16:51, 2019-06-10

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management r...
18:17, 2019-05-21

'Flying man' crosses English Channel on hoverboard Hoverboard inventor Franky Zapata completed the 35-km journey from France to England in 22 minutes Sunday morning.       &#...
06:17, 2019-08-07

Uganda rejects planned power plant at Murchison Falls Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower proje...
14:17, 2019-08-28

At least 19 dead after fuel truck crash in western Uganda-police At least 19 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said i...
13:17, 2019-08-19

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
15:34, 2019-06-12

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda: police At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, pol...
08:17, 2019-08-19

Uganda: As refugee influx persists, UN cites funding gaps The representative of the United Nations refugee agency in Uganda says “major gaps” in funding are constraining their work in the East African countr...
14:51, 2019-09-12

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation an...
18:34, 2019-07-07

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more ...
16:34, 2019-09-04

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, po...
19:34, 2019-08-22

Activist who branded Uganda president ‘a dirty, delinquent dictator’ is jailed Stella Nyanzi vows to persist with criticism of Yoweri Museveni after receiving 18-month prison sentence for cyber harassmentStella Nyanzi, the Ugand...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan ...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
18:51, 2019-08-14

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixi...
05:00, 2019-05-23

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winn...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundr...
22:17, 2019-06-27

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeep...
08:17, 2019-08-15

| 50 dead after train derails in DR Congo At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest rail tragedy to strike the v...
22:00, 2019-09-12

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN....
15:17, 2019-07-01

ICC convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including...
13:17, 2019-07-08

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
21:00, 2019-06-18

At least 50 dead in Congo train accident At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of h...
21:00, 2019-09-13

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statemen...
21:51, 2019-08-01

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson say...
00:51, 2019-08-01

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
11:34, 2019-07-22

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong poss...
23:51, 2019-06-30

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
16:01, 2019-05-23

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

DR Congo names new government after 7-month delay Most members of the new executive have been drawn from former president Joseph Kabila's Common Front for Congo. DRC will now have a female vice prime...
23:34, 2019-08-26

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while ...
14:51, 2019-06-18

At least 50 dead in Congo after train derails: minister At least 50 people were killed when a train derailed in Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika in the early hours of Thursday, the minister of h...
13:51, 2019-09-12

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in...
21:51, 2019-09-06

Son of Congo-Brazzaville president accused of siphoning off $50m Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso allegedly used money-laundering scheme spanning six European countriesThe son of Congo-Brazzaville’s president has misa...
15:51, 2019-08-07

Court Convicts Congo's Ntaganda of War Crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including...
11:17, 2019-07-08

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Congo says Rwanda has closed border near Goma Congo's presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other ...
11:34, 2019-08-01

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the spr...
21:17, 2019-06-01

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repu...
17:00, 2019-05-27

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are com...
07:51, 2019-05-27

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now tha...
15:51, 2019-05-30

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mb...
23:51, 2019-05-26

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
16:17, 2019-05-30

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's d...
05:00, 2019-07-25

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking t...
21:17, 2019-06-18

At least 50 dead in train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of h...
22:00, 2019-09-12

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the...
22:00, 2019-07-07

75-Year-Old Woman Dies Of Congo Fever In Gujarat A 75-year-old woman from Surendranagar district in Gujarat died due to Congo fever which spreads through ticks in humans, the state government said o...
02:00, 2019-08-27

| DR Congo unveils new government after months-long delay Nearly eight months after former opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi was elected president, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday unveiled a coali...
04:51, 2019-08-27

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and con...
17:51, 2019-07-08

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes a...
15:51, 2019-07-08

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African ...
04:34, 2019-06-02

UPDATE 4-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provin...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Rep...
21:51, 2019-08-07

UN chief and senior officials show solidarity with DR Congo during three-day visit United Nations chief António Guterres and senior members of the UN, have embarked on a three-day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whe...
22:17, 2019-08-31

Congo forces kill 26 ADF rebels while repelling attack: army Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from the Islamist Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group believed to be linked to Islamic State, while repelling a...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome af...
23:51, 2019-05-30

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on • Madagascar 2-2 DR Congo (4-2 on penalties)• Riyad Mahrez on target as Algeria ease past GuineaMadagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nati...
23:51, 2019-07-07

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that oppos...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the...
14:34, 2019-06-28

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
10:17, 2019-06-30

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
10:51, 2019-06-20

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this mont...
19:17, 2019-06-18

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP...
19:51, 2019-07-02

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a se...
22:34, 2019-07-01

Send in the troops: Congo raises the stakes on illegal mining A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
11:00, 2019-07-17

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the c...
02:17, 2019-05-22

| Ebola: Profile of a killer The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2 000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday, is the...
20:51, 2019-08-31

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations....
19:17, 2019-07-18

Survivors of northeast Congo ethnic attacks recall harrowing scenes A group of machete-wielding assailants descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo last Monday at noon, setting houses on fire and hack...
19:51, 2019-06-18

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencin...
21:17, 2019-09-02

Nigeria's Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic's state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil fiel...
22:17, 2019-06-11

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside ...
14:17, 2019-06-28

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in ...
01:17, 2019-06-03

Dozens of stowaways feared dead in Congo train derailment: official At least 50 stowaways were killed in southeastern Congo Thursday when a freight train derailed and pinned some beneath, a government minister there s...
01:34, 2019-09-13

Kidnapped South African mine worker freed in eastern Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in late July was released on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of...
04:00, 2019-09-06

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hil...
13:00, 2019-07-22

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
23:51, 2019-06-30

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake KINSHASHA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake. The post Authorities in we...
23:51, 2019-05-26

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Gu...
01:51, 2019-07-08

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
18:51, 2019-06-27

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city o...
22:51, 2019-08-11

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 br...
07:34, 2019-08-03

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
18:34, 2019-06-18

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO World Health Organization calls for more funds with 2,512 confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Rep...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Ebola: second death confirmed in Goma World Health Organization confirms a second person has died of the disease in a major transit hub in Democratic Republic of CongoA second death linke...
18:17, 2019-07-31

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus ou...
21:34, 2019-06-14

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unawar...
02:00, 2019-07-21

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out ...
15:34, 2019-06-04

One year later, Ebola outbreak isn't slowing down The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been spreading there for a year, and American federal officials reported Thursday that...
03:17, 2019-08-02

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by do...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying ar...
01:00, 2019-05-24

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of th...
19:17, 2019-09-01

Germany's Heiko Maas commits to fight against sexual violence on Congo visit Heiko Maas has made the effort to end sexual violence a key theme of German foreign policy. The issue was front and center during the foreign ministe...
01:00, 2019-09-05

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week ...
19:34, 2019-06-29

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Fr...
20:34, 2019-08-16

ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder The ex-warlord was on trial for 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the Internatio...
11:00, 2019-07-08

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in...
23:00, 2019-08-23

CORRECTED-WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city o...
06:51, 2019-08-12

WHO: Ebola funds not enough to fight virus through end of 2019 The World Health Organization is running low on funding it needs to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Uni...
21:34, 2019-09-13

| Ebola outbreaks: a grim, deadly history The death toll from the latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) crossed 2,000 on Friday, making it the second worst ever outb...
11:51, 2019-08-31

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
15:51, 2019-06-18

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
13:34, 2019-06-14

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government o...
14:32, 2019-05-21

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking ...
23:51, 2019-06-20

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to ...
11:51, 2019-08-28

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
22:01, 2019-06-03

Nine-year-old girl tests positive for Ebola A 9-year-old Congolese girl tested positive for Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a press sta...
05:17, 2019-08-31

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
08:00, 2019-08-13

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Tim...
16:17, 2019-06-17

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from sprea...
15:51, 2019-07-18

This doctor survived Ebola. Now, he treats other sufferers Every time a doctor enters the treatment area at the Ebola medical centre in Beni, the support staff write their name on the section of their protect...
10:17, 2019-07-22

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of internationa...
00:17, 2019-07-18

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in ...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
23:17, 2019-07-10

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
04:34, 2019-07-16

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
00:00, 2019-07-16

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feare...
19:34, 2019-08-01

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on univer...
22:34, 2019-07-09

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of ...
18:17, 2019-05-27

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
21:00, 2019-07-08

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreak...
14:51, 2019-06-14

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
09:34, 2019-06-17

| Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of internat...
19:34, 2019-08-22

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could hav...
21:34, 2019-06-14

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vac...
09:17, 2019-08-22

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
19:34, 2019-08-16

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
21:17, 2019-07-17

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
13:34, 2019-05-30

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Eb...
09:00, 2019-07-24

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical faciliti...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the i...
00:51, 2019-08-09

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
02:51, 2019-05-24

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World...
20:51, 2019-07-19

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
20:51, 2019-07-15

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
01:34, 2019-07-19

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Go...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can recei...
18:00, 2019-08-13

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has kille...
01:00, 2019-05-30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pa...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exe...
15:34, 2019-05-21

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the vi...
17:17, 2019-07-18

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the ...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who h...
08:17, 2019-08-31

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a se...
16:34, 2019-08-05

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks i...
14:38, 2019-05-21