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.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
Without the current experimental vaccine the Ebola outbreak in the DRC has the potential to spiral out of control.
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.
Confidence in democracy in the DRC will be built through incremental steps.
Aid has never been just about helping people. It's also about gaining influence and exercising soft power.
Researchers have increasingly turned to DNA sequencing to help identify and track diseases like Ebola.
If the violence feared in the aftermath of the election does manifest, it will be because of Congolese society’s commitment to and defence of democracy, not in spite of it.
Felix Tshisekedi may have clinched DRC's presidency but the road ahead won't be a smooth one.
The DRC could be the exception after a year in which opposition parties fared badly across East and Central Africa.
The recent poll in the DRC was messy. Nevertheless, it showed that significant change is underway in the country.
If DRC's elections go ahead the climate isn't conducive for a peaceful or free electoral journey.
Instability in the DRC and Ebola's deadly properties is making it hard to contain the virus.
It could be a matter of days before the ebola epidemic in the DRC spreads to urban centres or spills over into neighbouring countries.
The UN Security Council's response to the most recent Ebola outbreak has been weak. But what options does it have?
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.