Mount Nyiragongo has erupted for the second time in 20 years in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and officials warn that another eruption is possible.
Lava Mount Nyiragongo sent thousands of people fleeing on Saturday and Sunday in Congo after it erupted with little warning.
A United Nations peacekeeping operation posted footage of the fiery scene, saying the lava doesn't appear to be heading towards the city of Goma.
President Donald Trump took a swipe Chicago while visiting it on Monday, saying the city – a longtime target of his – was more dangerous than Afghanistan. Afghanistan was rated the least peaceful country in the world in 2019, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace’s Global Peace Index. […]
An Ebola outbreak in DRC has now killed over 1,000 people. The executive director of the WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme said in a press conference on Friday that the organisation expects, “a scenario of continued intense transmission.” Containment of the virus has been hampered by armed attacks on treatment centres. […]
An American who may have been exposed to Ebola while working in the Democratic Republic of Congo has returned to the United States for monitoring. The person will be monitored for up to two weeks at the Nebraska Medical Center, which has handled Ebola patients before. An infectious diseases specialist […]
People don’t know what to make of a couple’s 2017 wedding pictures, which were taken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and feature the couple appearing to be held at gunpoint. John Milton, an American travel photographer, said he and his wife “wanted to make sure we didn’t have […]
Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has refused to relinquish power for more than a year, and the Catholic Church has emerged as the leader in the fight against him. Since December, when Kabila again refused to step down, the church and a spiritual group called the Lay Coordination […]
Shares in AVZ Minerals surged after the junior Australian miner announced the acquisition of a lithium deposit in Africa. A short time ago, they were up 73% to $0.033. The company is buying a 60% interest in the 188 square kilmetre Manono Project, said to be one of the world’s […]
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[credit provider=”Guy Gervais/AFP/File “] A Congolese city morgue official on Sunday updated the death toll from a cargo plane crash two days ago to 32, as the search continued for more bodies in the wreckage at Brazzaville airport.So far emergency workers had removed 32 bodies from the scene, 15 of […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/AfrikaForce” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/afrikaforce/5187404205/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Several reports of chimpanzees attacking humans in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been surfacing in recent months and years, New Scientist reports.The attacks have taken the life of at least one child, though local media reports state that as many of 10 people have been […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Horst Faas, legendary photojournalist, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and senior photo editor at The Associated Press, died in Munich on Thursday, his daughter told the AP. Faas was 79.Faas, born in Germany in 1933, joined the AP in 1956 and was best known for his war photography: Congo, […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=jim%20rogers&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1331092229&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=63b33e029673411ab0290b376137f31c&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] After Jim Rogers left the Quantum Funds, he took off on a motorcycle adventure across the world in the 80s.Then between 1999 and 2002 he took off on another round the world journey, this time with his wife Paige Parker.