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WHO: Efforts to Tackle New Ebola Outbreak in Congo

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says expert staff and equipment have been sent to the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo to quick-start the process of combating a new outbreak of Ebola. The last outbreak…






Congo: Bemba Gets Additional Year for Bribing Witnesses

Judges at the International Criminal Court Wednesday sentenced former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to an additional year in prison and fined him $324,000 for bribing witnesses during his earlier trial on war crimes. Four…




Congo: 4 Million Kids Orphaned

GOMA, CONGO — More than 4 million children have lost at least one parent in Congo over the past two decades, the silent victims of continuous cycles of violence. And more than 26 million orphans live…