A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Congo, just three days before the country expected to declare an end to the outbreak.
At least 24 people died after a plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo shortly after take-off on Sunday.
Rwandan officials closed their border with DR Congo after the third case of Ebola was detected in the Congolese city of Goma, near the border with Rwanda.
The decision comes days after the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola outbreak in the country a "public health emergency of international concern".
The World Health Organisation declared Ebola a public health emergency of international concern on Thursday.
The Congolese health ministry has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. More than 1600 people have died so far because of the disease.
The World Health Organization (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".
The World Health Organization is set to decide whether or not to declare Ebola a public health emergency Friday after a 5-year-old died in Uganda.
Two gorillas have posed for a relaxed selfie with rangers at Virunga National Park in DR Congo.
What if you could learn how to drive from the comfort of your home? A group of entrepreneurs in the Republic of Congo have figured this out, to the delight of their customers.
Martin Fayulu has called for protests after the Congolese constitutional court rejected a challenge to the election results.
In a rare move, African Union calls on Congo to delay the release of the final vote due to "doubts" over provisional results.
Candidate Martin Fayulu insists he won DR Congo's long-delayed election.
Exuberant supporters of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi celebrated his surprise win in the presidential election on Thursday
Election officials in DR Congo say the preliminary results have been delayed because they have received less than half of the ballot papers
The Election Commission in the DR of Congo has accused the Catholic Church of preparing people for insurrection
Fears of fraud, public unrest, delayed voting and disease; a perfect storm of factors threaten a peaceful vote on Sunday.
Euronews reports from Beni, where new treatments provide hope that a new Ebola outbreak can be contained despite fighting nearby between armed groups.
At least 50 people have died and over 100 have received second-degree burns after an oil tanker collided with a bus in Congo Saturday.