DR Congo

Rebuilding DR Congo through boxing

After many years of war, the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo had to rebuild their country and Balezi Bagunda in his own small way chose to do this with boxing. Setting up his small boxing training centre in Goma, a small town

African Doctor finds cure for Ebola

Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe, a medical practitioner in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has reportedly discovered a cure for Ebola. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum was part of the research team that investigated the first known outbreak of…

DR Congo Ebola deaths pass 1,000

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 1,000, the health ministry says. DRC's Ebola outbreak began in August and is the second deadliest in history. World Health Organization deputy…