More than 1,300 prisoners were broken out of a jail by armed men in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
About 900 prisoners escaped from a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo early Tuesday after armed men attacked it. A local official attributed the operation to an Islamist rebel group.
Five people, including a 15-year-old girl, have died of Ebola in a fresh outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UNICEF says. Nine cases total have been reported, according to the organization.
The last Ebola patient has been discharged from a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A 42-day countdown has begun to declare the end of the world's second-deadliest Ebola epidemic.
Dikembe Mutombo flew 8-year-old Matadi from the Congo to the US and is paying for surgery to remove his tumor ? (via )
SCOOP: is negotiating a security contract with the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO through an Israeli firm that was paid $8M to block additional sanctions by the TRUMP administration against the DRC for corruption & human rights abuses.