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Armed group kills 9 in DRC’s troubled eastern region

Suspected members of an armed group have killed nine civilians in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) troubled east, according to government officials and the military. The massacre occurred overnight in the town of Oicha, in the Beni region of DR Congo, local administrator Donat Kibwana told the AFP

DRC facing worst Ebola outbreak in nation’s history

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing its worst Ebola outbreak in the country's recorded history, health officials have said. The announcement late on Friday came amid increasing warnings that the situation could deteriorate because of attacks by armed groups and community resistance in the affected areas in eastern DRC. Oly Ilunga Kalenga, the

6 killed in rebel attack in DR Congo

A rebel attack on an army post in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has left six people dead, millitary and civilian sources said Friday. Witnesses say a group of armed fighters, killed four soldiers and two civilians in the city of Beni, North Kivu province near the border with Uganda. "We heard gunfire

Rebels kill 16 in DR Congo’s Beni city

At least 16 people have been killed and eight others injured in a rebel attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive eastern city of Beni, according to witnesses. Twelve of the dead were civilians and the rest government soldiers, witnesses told the AFP news agency on Sunday. The attack on late

Four new cases of Ebola virus confirmed in DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) health Minister, Oly Ilunga has announced another outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, just days after a recent emergence of the disease, which killed 33 people, was declared over. Four cases of the virus were confirmed in northeastern North Kivu province, the minister said in a statement on Wednesday. However,

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