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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.

UN: Rwanda, Uganda troops helped DRC rebels take Goma

United Nations sanctions experts have claimed soldiers from the DRC's neighbouring countries assisted M23 rebels in their offensive in Goma.

Weekend 101: SA goes Gaga

Nkandlagate is still in the news, Goma is captured by M23 rebels, there's something fishy about a certain tv commercial and Gaga touches down in SA.

M23 puts pressure on Kabila

Even if the M23 rebels leave Goma, as promised, their invasion is a threat to President Joseph Kabila.

UN weighs sanctions as DR Congo awaits rebel pullout

The UN has called on foreign countries to stop meddling in the volatile region, and said M23 rebels have made no major moves to withdraw from Goma.

DRC: Goma down, on to the next

The strategic DRC city is a big prize for the rebel group March 23 (M23) , who have vowed to keep going to Kinshasa. Pete Jones reports from Goma.

DRC M23 rebels hit with sanctions from UN Security Council

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to sanction the leaders of the M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the DRC's city of Goma.

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