The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains all too persistent and deadly, according to a new report by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).

With health system at breaking point, uncertainty over how virus is being transmitted prompts fears it could range beyond DRC

Kinshasa — AT LEAST 16 people have died as a result of the worsening outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this year.

Ebola task force in Western Equatoria region is on high alert as Ebola cases continue to rise in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, health officials said on Tuesday.

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today announced that a randomized control trial has begun to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of drugs used in the treatmen

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have approved clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments, even as the deadly disease's outbreak among newborn babies raises new

The Democratic Republic of Congo has signed a $14bn (£10bn) deal for what is billed as the world's largest hydro-electric project with a consortium of Chinese and Spanish companies.

The UN children’s agency says at least two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo face death from malnutrition unless aid reaches them.

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting in Geneva on Wednesday to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, and concluded that the growing Ebola threat does

More than 30 gold miners have died in an informal pit in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province after a landslide, officials said on Thursday, with dozens more feared trapped.

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