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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 autho...

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 two more people in Uganda tested positive for the hig...
17:00 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 Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in ...
12:51 2019-06-12

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 quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cros...
10:00 2019-06-13

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 disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first...
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 grandmother tested positive for the disease that has k...
21:34 2019-06-12

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-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the dise...
18:51 2019-06-13

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 health workers struggled to track down people she cou...
17:34 2019-07-18

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 Congo are trying to determine how his family, expo...
12:17 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 Congolese authorities said....
08:51 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 killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
20:34 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 who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside th...
15:00 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 bracing for their own possible outbreak of the deadly...
14:17 2019-06-20

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 last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday,...
14:17 2019-06-12

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.        ...
16:17 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 outbreak began last summer....
15:34 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 first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:34 2019-06-12

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 statement Monday saying that a patient isolated at Kericho...
17:34 2019-06-17

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
12:51 2019-06-12

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
06:51 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 deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has...
22:34 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, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told R...
06:17 2019-06-14

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 Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
18:51 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 first time in more than 40 years as they upset the De...
22:34 2019-06-22

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 5.23pm BST The Cranes are off to a flier thanks to a thoroughly deserved victory, their first at the Africa Cup of Nations for 41 years! They were the better team...
18:51 2019-06-22

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....
12:51 2019-06-12

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 fear that there could be more undetected cases....
04:51 2019-06-13

| 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, the World Health Organisation says....
23:51 2019-06-11

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 jumped from eight to 27....
08:51 2019-06-14

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
21:00 2019-06-13

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, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the viru...
17:51 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 contain is spreading....
15:01 2019-06-13

| 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 after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring ...
20:51 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 and two other people remain in intensive care, a heal...
12:17 2019-06-13

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she c...
13:51 2019-07-18

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 border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. ...
01:51 2019-06-15

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Congolese Health Ministry says another child has died of Ebola, bringing the death toll to t...
03:51 2019-06-14

The Latest: 5-year-old with Ebola dies in 1st Uganda case KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says the 5-year-old boy who became the first cross-border case in the curren...
12:17 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 virus....
05:51 2019-06-14

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 Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
20:51 2019-06-12

| 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 killed more than 1 400 people....
21:00 2019-06-13

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 Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tues...
11:17 2019-06-18

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 from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
13:17 2019-06-18

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 entered the country from the Democratic Republic of ...
17:17 2019-06-19

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, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
22:34 2019-08-02

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 crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health offici...
04:51 2019-06-12

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, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reut...
12:17 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 Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Orga...
23:34 2019-06-11

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 disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The fi...
11:17 2019-06-13

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 town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democr...
20:34 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 in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is s...
08:51 2019-06-13

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs...
13:34 2019-07-17

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 response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
07:34 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 the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring...
23:51 2019-06-11

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 neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, ...
17:17 2019-06-12

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light...
10:34 2019-07-25

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
03:34 2019-06-12

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 Organization....
00:00 2019-08-17

| 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 densely populated city tested positive for the disease...
20:51 2019-08-03

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 outbreak of the disease in history....
12:00 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) expert said on Thursday....
17:17 2019-06-06

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 said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading ...
17:17 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 claimed a second victim....
22:34 2019-06-13

AP Photos: The struggle against Ebola in eastern Congo AP Photos: The struggle to save lives in Beni, the epicenter of eastern Congo’s Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 1,600 people in nearly one year...
13:34 2019-07-24

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 inaccessible due to conflict or remoteness....
16:51 2019-08-01

| 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 advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in...
14:34 2019-06-20

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used...
01:34 2019-08-15

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 current outbreak....
15:00 2019-05-21

| 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 death in a major city and the quarantining of 15 peo...
22:51 2019-07-31

Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus....
19:17 2019-07-31

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 Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ...
06:34 2019-07-16

| 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, Kinshasa said....
22:51 2019-08-01

| 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 spread to the eastern province....
06:00 2019-08-20

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 city and into neighboring countries....
17:34 2019-07-18

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 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has te...
13:00 2019-06-19

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid ...
17:51 2019-06-18

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 emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
01:51 2019-06-15

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 of kilometers away from where previous cases near t...
01:34 2019-08-20

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, according to the government health ministry. The movement...
15:34 2019-08-17

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 and a previous one announced earlier this month....
18:00 2019-07-31

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 to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
08:51 2019-05-22

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who m...
20:00 2019-07-24

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 called an appraisal meeting in Geneva while urging c...
17:51 2019-07-15

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 Wednesday, adding that he may never have known he had the v...
02:51 2019-08-01

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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan bor...
03:34 2019-07-15

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 eastern Congo....
20:51 2019-06-05

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said on Tuesday....
00:17 2019-07-24

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 outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda...
22:51 2019-06-11

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 since the first case was discovered a year ago....
14:34 2019-08-01

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 hundred more than have died of Ebola....
23:34 2019-06-11

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 have struggled to contain the outbreak in the confli...
23:17 2019-07-17

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 conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is fi...
01:00 2019-06-13

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo province Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled province of Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and R...
12:00 2019-08-19

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 which neighbours Rwanda, the government's Ebola respon...
13:34 2019-08-01

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 patients, Congo's health ministry said in a stateme...
05:34 2019-07-15

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 Rwanda, as a third case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma....
13:34 2019-08-01

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 attention of United Nations emergency officials....
19:17 2019-07-31

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 could establish a foothold in the densely populated are...
17:51 2019-07-31

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 bleeding, the head of the Congolese response effort said ...
17:51 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 way for the introduction of a second vaccine to cont...
00:17 2019-07-23

| 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, adding that she was the daughter of the second pa...
22:51 2019-08-01

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....
10:51 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 before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, the government'...
19:00 2019-08-02

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 east's main city of Goma before dying of the hemor...
19:34 2019-08-02

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 measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier t...
18:17 2019-06-15

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 them, as it sought to raise international attention an...
23:51 2019-07-17

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 declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebol...
20:34 2019-08-13

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 the outbreak....
15:34 2019-08-16

| 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 fatality, the provincial government said....
22:00 2019-08-16

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 charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democrat...
16:17 2019-05-29

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 zone....
11:34 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 case in the regional capital...
21:00 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....
21:17 2019-07-17

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 spread this week to a city of two million people. A WH...
21:17 2019-07-17

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 special treatment centers, the World Health Organiz...
23:51 2019-05-30

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 12 (Reuters) - C ongo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the populatio...
15:17 2019-07-12

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 containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable regi...
17:51 2019-06-04

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 insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World...
01:00 2019-08-24

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people...
20:17 2019-07-17

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 spread this week to a city of two million people....
01:00 2019-07-18

Islamist rebels kill 13 civilians in east Congo's Ebola zone Thirteen Congolese civilians were killed in the country's eastern Ebola zone in an attack by a group thought to be linked to Islamic State, a local official told Reuters on Tuesday....
20:51 2019-06-04

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 outbreak....
18:17 2019-06-18

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 of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on rec...
15:17 2019-07-11

| 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 Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry ha...
17:34 2019-07-15

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new prov...
16:00 2019-08-16

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-General António Guterres to throw the support of “t...
16:34 2019-05-21

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 border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO...
06:34 2019-07-16

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
17:34 2019-07-18

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 encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Cong...
21:00 2019-08-12

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone, the army said....
14:51 2019-05-30

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 reported it shut following a third case of the disease i...
19:51 2019-08-01

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. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbrea...
21:34 2019-07-17

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 strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newl...
18:51 2019-05-23

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 Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
11:34 2019-05-24

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, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected a...
00:17 2019-06-29

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 as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
16:34 2019-08-13

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 because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
01:34 2019-06-19

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 in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has kille...
15:17 2019-05-23

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 health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the...
17:17 2019-05-21

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
23:00 2019-06-04

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 Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles ...
09:34 2019-07-12

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 to issue a declaration that could increase funding...
18:51 2019-07-15

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 in infections close to the border with Rwanda....
17:51 2019-08-02

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) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the interna...
18:51 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 the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
20:17 2019-05-28

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), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
16:34 2019-05-21

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 a second case of Ebola in Goma, a major trading tow...
17:51 2019-07-31

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 spread beyond the country’s borders as the o...
01:01 2019-08-01

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 positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thu...
05:00 2019-08-02

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 working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
16:34 2019-05-21

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 stressed the urgency of broad cooperation in the res...
20:34 2019-08-02

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 fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condem...
01:17 2019-05-24

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; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
20:17 2019-07-31

‘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 factors”, the head of the UN mission in the countr...
21:17 2019-07-24

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; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on lo...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would ne...
17:51 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 up and double food assistance to people affected by ...
17:51 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 vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Lib...
23:51 2019-05-21

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 indifference to victims of Syrian airstrikes; World...
22:34 2019-07-31

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 fewer transmissions; UN rights experts on South Sud...
22:00 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 International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of th...
23:17 2019-07-17

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 zone.        ...
00:00 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 Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with...
22:51 2019-08-03

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 to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health...
17:17 2019-05-21

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 update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
01:34 2019-06-21

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 ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, s...
23:17 2019-07-17

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 climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus ...
05:00 2019-08-01

Dow Jones crosses 27,000 mark for first time ever The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 27,000 mark for the first time ever, boosted by bets that the Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade. The blue-chip...
01:34 2019-07-12

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 trading....
23:00 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 the previous close....
13:34 2019-08-08

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. (credit: US Air Force) Today, the White House off...
03:00 2019-07-18

Sensex Gains Over 100 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,600 Mark Domestic stock markets moved higher after initial nervousness on Tuesday, amid mild gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark index moved in a range of 165.34 points, between 38,845.27 and......
12:17 2019-07-16

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. The Sensex index rose as much as 254.83 points in...
07:34 2019-07-01

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nuclear programs....
10:17 2019-06-30

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, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum i...
13:17 2019-07-04

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 More...
15:34 2019-08-12

Trump crosses DMZ to meet with Kim Jong Un in North Korea President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean peninsula. Trump crossed the narrow no-man’s land o...
19:17 2019-06-30

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 the ruling party now stands at 104 in the 182-member....
14:51 2019-05-24

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 Dover in just over 20 minutes....
17:17 2019-08-04

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 lost loves and premature death–lie on the oth...
14:51 2019-06-20

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 hoverboard.Franky Zapata achieved the feat on Sund...
13:17 2019-08-04

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 days ago....
15:51 2019-08-05

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 trek in Sangatte in northern France, the journey to...
01:17 2019-08-06

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 S&P BSE Sensex rose as much as 387.22 points to......
18:51 2019-05-27

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" the last leg of the 35-kilometer voyage across the ...
12:00 2019-08-04

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 recorded since 2010. The S&P BSE Sensex index......
13:34 2019-08-08

‘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 days ago....
18:51 2019-08-04

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
08:51 2019-05-23

Sensex Crosses 40,000, Nifty Tops 12,000 As Markets Near Record Highs Domestic stock markets jumped to trade near record highs on Friday - with the S&P BSE Sensex back above the 40,000 mark, ahead of the release of GDP or gross domestic product data by the government......
08:51 2019-05-31

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 would make Marty McFly from “Back to the Future” en...
23:51 2019-08-04

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 dung -- with Bear Grylls....
08:34 2019-08-13

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 the central bank had already allowed markets to brea...
18:00 2019-08-08

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 the heavily fortified frontier....
13:51 2019-08-01

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
10:17 2019-06-30

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 economic growth forecast for the current financial year.....
09:00 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 percent since January....
13:51 2019-07-23

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 basketball camp....
07:34 2019-08-08

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the half-billion-visitors mark for the first time. According to a report rel...
19:34 2019-05-23

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-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
17:34 2019-08-06

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 commercial deliveries on behalf of customers. The miles...
09:34 2019-08-21

Carpenter hand-delivers memorial crosses for victims of Dayton, El Paso shootings A 68-year-old master carpenter who creates and hand-delivers memorial crosses in memory of mass shooting victims this week took two “heart-wrenching” trips he wishes he never had to take....
21:00 2019-08-06

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 Monday, warning that Tehran would take further......
07:17 2019-07-09

Search underway for missing 2-year-old girl after mother crosses Rio Grande River, Border Patrol says A missing 2-year-old girl from Brazil is the focus of Border Patrol agents as they search the Rio Grande River.        ...
19:17 2019-07-03

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 accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how i...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 of them....
13:34 2019-05-22

At least 5 dead, others missing after mudslides in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Red Cross says at least five people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in the east. Several others are said to be missing. The group said Wednesday that ...
12:34 2019-06-05

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 country's burgeoning tourism industry....
21:51 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 staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convi...
18:51 2019-07-20

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 bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
22:17 2019-05-24

Despite recent agreement Rwanda says no travel to Uganda Rwanda says its citizens are not allowed yet to travel to Uganda despite a deal reached between leaders of the two countries on Wednesday allowing free movement...
19:00 2019-08-23

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win over Zimbabwe 9.53pm BST The hosts stride on to the ...
05:34 2019-07-01

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 with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango ...
23:17 2019-07-05

| 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, amid a spat between the neighbours....
20:51 2019-06-03

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, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea fac...
22:17 2019-06-22

| 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 moved freely and trade thrived....
17:00 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 last 16."...
20:51 2019-07-07

| 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, police say....
19:17 2019-06-27

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 amid tensions between the two neighbors triggered by ...
17:00 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 roles over coverage of music star turned politician ...
17:00 2019-05-21

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 been jailed for sexual offences against girls and wome...
23:17 2019-06-13

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 Wednesday....
16:34 2019-06-05

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, police said in a statement....
10:34 2019-08-19

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 announces....
15:00 2019-07-07

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 refugee"...
18:34 2019-06-12

'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.        ...
10:00 2019-08-07

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 hundreds of children, a lawsuit by a Ugandan advocacy gr...
19:34 2019-06-27

| 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, political assassinations and meddling....
21:00 2019-08-23

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 elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report....
06:51 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 winning start to their World Cup campaign at a packed L...
04:34 2019-07-13

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 capital....
02:34 2019-08-17

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 influx, climate change and a decline in the use of ...
06:00 2019-08-15

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 peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
03:34 2019-08-15

| 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, the United Nations says....
23:51 2019-06-18

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. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glen...
13:17 2019-07-01

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 possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the ...
23:34 2019-06-30

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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 opposition leader Feli...
03:51 2019-06-14

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 provincial governor said....
22:00 2019-06-27

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 misappropriated $50m (£41m) of public money by routing ...
16:00 2019-08-07

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 statement that the frontier was closed near the Ebola-hit C...
19:51 2019-08-01

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
14:00 2019-06-18

| 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 Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila, poli...
12:17 2019-07-22

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 country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:17 2019-05-22

| 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 says....
21:34 2019-07-31

| 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 and forced hundreds of thousands to flee in the pas...
19:17 2019-06-27

| 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 quarter-finals....
03:34 2019-07-08

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 provincial governor said....
20:51 2019-06-27

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 conscripting child soldiers....
17:34 2019-07-08

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 common in Congo, with boats frequently overloaded and ...
11:34 2019-05-27

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father A funeral procession is making its way through the Congolese capital of Kinshasa for Etienne Tshisekedi, the opposition icon whose son is now president...
19:51 2019-06-01

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 Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated ...
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....
16:34 2019-05-30

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 Republic of Congo, local officials told CNN on Monday....
15:17 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 that his son is president. Family members had accused ...
15:34 2019-05-30

'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 and crimes against humanity by the International Cri...
13:17 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 country....
00:34 2019-06-02

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 dense lowland forests....
03:17 2019-07-25

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in an apparent resurgence of ethnic clashes between fa...
16:00 2019-06-17

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 Nations continued with a penalty shootout win over DR C...
05:17 2019-07-08

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) has described as the world’s second largest hunge...
17:17 2019-07-02

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 an attack on Thursday, the army said....
14:17 2019-05-30

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape....
19:34 2019-07-05

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 Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corru...
08:00 2019-08-08

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 sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobal...
08:17 2019-06-30

| 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 seven-year-old girl, officials and residents said Mon...
05:51 2019-07-02

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday....
18:34 2019-05-24

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, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus ...
02:34 2019-06-20

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 opposition supporters would call to oust then-President ...
05:34 2019-05-31

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 month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
17:17 2019-06-18

Illegal miners at Glencore concession in Congo defy eviction GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 2 (Reuters) - I llegal miners at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeastern Congo defied a deadline on Tuesday to vacate the site, a union offici...
15:34 2019-07-02

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associat...
04:34 2019-05-27

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 current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of...
20:17 2019-05-21

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 western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missi...
23:51 2019-05-26

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 hillside on the edge of the Kahuzi-Biéga national park...
09:51 2019-07-22

Death toll rises to 43 at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse; more expected The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeast Congo rose to 43 on Friday and could climb further as the search for missing workers conti...
12:51 2019-06-28

"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 next door. As night fell about a week later, the......
16:17 2019-07-17

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 and outside of wartime contexts and women remain th...
11:34 2019-06-28

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 sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobal...
22:51 2019-06-30

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 Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quart...
00:17 2019-07-08

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.        ...
17:34 2019-07-18

REFILE-Death toll rises to 43 at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse; more expected The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeast Congo rose to 43 on Friday and could climb further as the search for missing workers conti...
13:00 2019-06-28

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 that killed at least 43 of them....
20:34 2019-06-29

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 Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the pa...
22:34 2019-08-23

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 International Criminal Court called for his arrest....
11:17 2019-07-08

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 Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe...
18:00 2019-08-16

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, it said on Sunday, helping contain what many feared...
15:34 2019-08-11

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 virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved c...
01:17 2019-06-19

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 array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s...
06:34 2019-05-24

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 doctors...
21:17 2019-06-13

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 linked to the Ebola virus has been confirmed in the dens...
22:34 2019-07-31

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 broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring R...
06:17 2019-08-03

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 recent visit to the DRC and Sarah Boseley discusse...
20:34 2019-06-27

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, unaware that the virus has now invaded her body, too. And...
05:34 2019-07-21

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World ...
04:00 2019-07-18

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 the deadly virus is showing no sign of abating....
23:17 2019-08-01

| 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 in the country's east 10 months ago....
23:17 2019-06-04

Congo deploys army to protect China Moly's copper mine from illegal miners Congo's military has deployed hundreds of soldiers to protect a major copper and cobalt mine owned by China Molybdenum Co Ltd from illegal miners, an army spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17 2019-06-19

‘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 of war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the vo...
14:17 2019-08-04

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 the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new im...
19:00 2019-05-27

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 universal education dream; the UN list of essential medic...
22:17 2019-07-09

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 the Congo (DRC), amplifying the effects of a highly c...
18:34 2019-07-10

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 announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected ...
00:17 2019-06-04

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 Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is...
13:51 2019-06-17

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 TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the out...
02:00 2019-07-16

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 officials....
14:32 2019-05-21

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global emer...
16:34 2019-06-14

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 of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief ...
06:34 2019-07-16

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 about all the rumors she’s heard. “In t...
22:34 2019-06-20

| 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 international concern," a rare designation only used for the gr...
22:34 2019-07-17

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 Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said a...
20:34 2019-06-14

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 after the virus threatened to spread to a major city a...
00:34 2019-07-18

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda, says WHO A woman who died this month of Ebola may have carried the disease into Rwanda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a day after it declared an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic ...
13:00 2019-07-18

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the ma...
19:00 2019-08-12

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 Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The Wor...
05:01 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 protective suits which covers their foreheads....
08:51 2019-07-22

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 spreading...
16:17 2019-07-18

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 pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeepin...
23:51 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 execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a ...
20:34 2019-05-21

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 contacts of victims....
23:00 2019-05-21

| 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 international concern....
13:34 2019-08-22

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 infected....
07:34 2019-08-09

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 consider them threats to national security. An epi...
11:00 2019-08-17

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 receive these drugs...
15:34 2019-08-13

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
22:00 2019-08-12

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 scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, speci...
08:51 2019-06-17

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 vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of th...
02:00 2019-08-22

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-15

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 international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
19:34 2019-06-12

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities hav...
15:34 2019-07-16

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 consider them threats to national security. An epi...
13:17 2019-06-13

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) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it ...
02:00 2019-06-14

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 have backfired....
22:17 2019-06-14

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 Ebola efforts – and their bikes could be spreading th...
12:34 2019-07-24

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", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city o...
20:51 2019-07-17

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
20:34 2019-06-14

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 reports...
11:51 2019-05-30

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 Health Organization said on Friday....
17:00 2019-07-19

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 consider them threats to national security. An epi...
01:17 2019-07-18

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 spread to that country for the first time....
23:51 2019-07-18

| 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 facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
20:51 2019-05-23

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 Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
00:34 2019-06-15

| 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 Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
22:51 2019-08-01

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 consider them threats to national security. An epi...
02:51 2019-06-13

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 president and CEO of International Rescue CommitteeIt is a...
18:34 2019-07-15

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a deadly Ebola outbreak that started a...
15:00 2019-08-01

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 16, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) ...
05:51 2019-08-01

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 killed dozens of people in Asia....
02:17 2019-05-30

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbre...
23:34 2019-07-15

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
06:34 2019-07-16

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the D...
09:00 2019-08-13

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doc...
21:00 2019-08-14

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatme...
21:00 2019-08-12

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 in the region...
16:51 2019-05-21

Military lab that handles Ebola, other dangerous pathogens fails CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was ordered to stop research last month after failing an inspection. ...
03:34 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-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 Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
23:00 2019-06-14

| 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 senior health ministry official said....
20:51 2019-08-03

| 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 disease....
07:00 2019-05-22

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this Uganda...
23:17 2019-06-17

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). So far, over 1,600 people ...
00:17 2019-07-17

| 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 senior health ministry official said....
11:34 2019-08-05

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts 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 scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks,...
00:51 2019-06-19

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
22:17 2019-07-16

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic o...
03:00 2019-08-07

| 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 virus threatened to spread to a major city and into n...
16:01 2019-07-18

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a regi...
17:17 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the ...
13:34 2019-07-04

Global Health: 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 contacts of victims....
21:34 2019-05-21

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Jul...
16:34 2019-05-21

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
03:17 2019-08-02

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anad...
05:00 2019-08-13

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the di...
03:00 2019-08-13

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
23:51 2019-05-21

Military lab, which handles Ebola and other dangerous pathogens, suspended after failing CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was shut down last month after failing an inspection. ...
05:00 2019-08-08

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up cal...
18:17 2019-07-09

World Bank readies $300 million to cover half of new Ebola response The World Bank Group is readying a $300 million package of grants and credits to support the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo, it said on Wednesday....
08:00 2019-07-25

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, prosecutors revealed....
08:00 2019-08-09

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
17:00 2019-05-21

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leadi...
23:17 2019-08-01

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help....
20:00 2019-06-27

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
11:00 2019-06-15

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday, with a study of four drugs finding that two treatm...
08:00 2019-08-13