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Former Democratic Republic of the Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba on Tuesday denounced a long-delayed December presidential election as a "parody" after he was banned from contesting and accused President Joseph Kabila of trying to hand pick a successor by eliminating serious rivals.
Ebola is suspected to have caused as many as 33 deaths during the latest outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the health ministry said.
Containing an Ebola outbreak in a "war zone" in the Democratic Republic of Congo is among the most difficult challenges the World Health Organization has faced, a top official said Friday.
Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says at least four new cases of Ebola have emerged in the country's east, just a week after an outbreak in the northwest was declared over.
For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bushmeat along the Congo River. Standing on the riverbank in Mbandaka, a city affected by the deadly new outbreak of the Ebola virus, the father of five said that for the first time he's worried he won't be able to support his family.
The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month.
Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12, said the country's health ministry.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
International humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF or Doctors Without Borders) will set up three additional facilities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to provide medical aid to people affected by the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the country’s Equateur province.
The Democratic Republic of Congo reported 42 cases of the Ebola virus disease in the ongoing outbreak, Jessica Ilunga, spokeswoman for the country’s Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday.
Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), has arrived Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), to assess the needs of Ebola response teams.
The head of the World Health Organization was due in DR Congo on Saturday to aid preparations for "all scenarios" in combatting the latest Ebola outbreak.
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Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management.
Guinea head coach Paul Put has revealed that his side ‘has shortcomings’ that needs to be addressed before the commencement of the Afcon.
The Supreme Court on Friday declared Mohammed Sani Musa the winner of the last election for the Senate held in the Niger-East Senatorial District of Niger State.
The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yusuf Babaringin, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing a cell phone from a Mosque in the Departure Hall of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen health security in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday counselled Nigerians to exploit the diversity of the country for national development.
Sarri is expected to be named the new manager of Juventus in the coming days after finishing third in the Premier League and winning the Europa League in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
No fewer than 5,000 Ekiti youths have been engaged by World Bank in partnership with Ekiti State Government for Community Service.
Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is optimistic his side can still pick a continental ticket after falling out of the title race in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship play-offs.
Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno has offered scholarships to 6,000 pioneer students to be offered admission into the Borno State University (BSU) to kick start its academic activities.