The World Health Organization (WHO) has voiced its concern over the reappearance and subsequent spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a territory formerly known as Zaire.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has returned home after spending Christmas in Congo with troops from his country stationed there on a UN peacekeeping mission.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday transferred the powers of his office to Vice President Beatriz Argimón before departing for Congo, where he is to spend Christmas with troops stationed there as a part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou has announced Thursday he would be spending Christmas in Congo, on an official visit to members of his country's Armed Forces stationed there on a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak.
A pair of cheeky gorillas in a national park at the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been photographed posing for a selfie with park rangers who helped to rescue them as babies.
The Republic of Congo expects to raise oil production by as much 65% this year as two new projects come on stream, Hydrocarbons Minister Jean-Marc Thystere-Tchicaya said.
One new case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been confirmed in Wangata, one of the three health zones of Mbandaka, a city of nearly 1.2 million people in Equateur Province in northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. United Nations troops are stationed in the area as part of the peacekeeping effort.