Alarm arose when news spread that Ebola cases had been found in Uganda. Here are the real reasons for concern.
Kenya appears prepared for Ebola outbreaks, but a lot more can be done.
Felix Tshisekedi must come out from under former premier Joseph Kabila's thumb.
The grim facts are undisputed: the current Ebola outbreak is expanding, largely unabated.
Research has identified a range of health complications in Ebola survivors. These include eye complications and vision problems.
Responsible mineral sourcing programmes in the DRC have their flaws.
There is an urgent need to improve the training of both the army and police in the DRC.
The current Ebola outbreak in the DRC is devastating vulnerable communities already affected by displacement and violence.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
The deal between the DRC and the Chinese company Sicomines didn't take into account how the Congolese people would benefit.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has implemented power-sharing agreements before but none of them have worked.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph Kabila.
South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria ... the story seems to be the same.
Four new Ebola treatments are being tried out in the DRC.
Helping refugees find avenues to generate income and live independently from aid can be positive for donors, agencies, and refugees alike.
Democratic and authoritarian countries are moving further away from each other.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
The intertwining of the market, state and society has continued to see itself expressed through music in the DRC.
The DRC's Constitutional Court has upheld Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win.
Researchers have increasingly turned to DNA sequencing to help identify and track diseases like Ebola.