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Second Ebola vaccine introduced in the DRC

It said the new vaccine, produced by a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is aimed at protecting 50 000 people over a period of four months

Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

It will arrive in the eastern city of Goma, in North Kivu province, on October 18 and be used from the beginning of next month

DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

A total of 1803 lives have been lost in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record, according to figures released Wednesday.

Second Ebola case confirmed in DRC’s Goma

Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city registered its first case

Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola

'Don’t expect the outbreak to be contained until, somehow, local communities are given good reason to trust the responders'

DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border

The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border

South African soldiers injured in DRC attack

Violence continues in the eastern DRC after an attack from an armed group left three South African soldiers injured.

DRC army launches attack on last M23 rebel holdout

DRC soldiers are fighting off some 200 M23 rebels who are hiding after being ousted from their last stronghold.

Fears for SA troops in DRC war zone

As soldiers get wounded in fighting, the M23 rebel group says South Africa has been duped by DRC President Joseph Kabila.

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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