Breaking: Second Ebola death recorded in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has recorded a second Ebola death in days following more than seven weeks without a new case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. The DRC had been set on Sunday to mark an end to the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus on record, until a case was confirmed on Friday in […]

Congo Announces new Ebola case, Days before outbreak’s expected end

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said a new case of Ebola has been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The announcement on Friday came just days before the country’s largest-ever outbreak was expected to be declared over. The new case was confirmed in Beni, a town at the heart of the […]

Ebola case confirmed in eastern DR Congo city of Goma

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) health ministry has confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma, now the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in the east of the vast country almost a year ago. The announcement on Sunday raised concerns the virus, which has killed more than 1,650 people since August 2018, could spread more […]

AFCON2019: Egypt Through To Round-16 After Beating DR Congo

Egypt sealed their passage to the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations thanks to a straightforward 2-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo, as Mohamed Salah got off the mark in the competition. Although DR Congo had their moments and certainly threatened the tournament hosts, Javier Aguirre’s side were well worth the […]

AFCON 2019 Match Preview: DR Congo Vs Uganda –(Statistics)

The Cranes of Uganda will mark their first back to back AFCON championships in 39 years when they take the Leopards of DR Congo in the opening round of matches in the summer showdown at the Cairo International stadium. The unpredictable Cranes ended their long absence from the continent’s premier football on the international platform […]