In Congo, a new and less isolating Ebola treatment center

BENI, Congo (AP) — Two times a day, Kasereka Mulanda comes to a new kind of Ebola treatment center to visit his wife, easing the isolation of a highly contagious disease. Stepping to...

Eastern Congo has new Ebola case in city of 1.4 million

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo health officials say that a case of Ebola has been discovered in Butembo, a city of 1.4 million people in the country's northeast. Jessica Ilunga, a Ministry...

Congo woman opens home to dozens of children orphaned by war

BENI, Congo (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Gloria Saambili said her mother was cooking when rebels entered her home in the Congolese village of Mayi-Moya, killed her with an ax and took Gloria's father and ...

Rare fashion show gives hope in violent eastern Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congolese designer Miki Sikabwe has trained in Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya but never had the chance to show her work at home because of insecurity. That changed over...

Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

BENI, Congo (AP) — Faida Mwenge's baby boy is nearly 3 months old but she and her son are still not allowed to leave the hospital — not until their bill is paid. The 20-year-old in eastern Congo has b...

Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

BENI, Congo (AP) — Faida Mwenge's baby boy is nearly 3 months old but she and her son are still not allowed to leave the hospital — not until their bill is paid. The 20-year-old in eastern Congo has b...