ebola

 
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
It’s been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April,...
Vaccines alone won’t beat Ebola
Vaccines alone won’t beat Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kivu region began officially on August1 last year, when authorities confirmed that four...
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the...
MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
Efforts to curb the Democratic Republic of Congo's worst Ebola outbreak are stumbling, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned on...
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Should democracies give foreign aid to countries that are not democracies? 
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
On June 30 1960, the Belgian Congo becomes independent. Power is shared between Joseph Kasa-Vubu, the president, and his prime minister, Patrice...
​Boy Scouts in a war zone
​Boy Scouts in a war zone
There are more boy scouts than peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Even in the midst of a civil war, the scouts are arguably more...
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has reached a settlement with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) regarding a tweet he...
Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC
Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC
After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday effectively opened the starting gates...
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
The latest outbreak of the deadly virus in north eastern DRC has killed over 209 people, World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter...
Ebola fear empties DRC village schools
Ebola fear empties DRC village schools
In the village of Mangina, where dozens have died of Ebola at the epicentre of the Democratic Republic of Congo's latest outbreak, children...
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is struggling to contain a new outbreak of the Ebola virus in its eastern region — just weeks...

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