Ongoing civil conflict and the resulting displacement of local people is creating an ideal environment for the devastating disease.
A new report accuses European companies of importing illegally harvested wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
As of this week, the World Health Organization has recorded 127 confirmed cases and 87 confirmed or probable deaths in the DRC due to the virus.
A new outbreak of the deadly virus has killed dozens in one of the world's poorest countries.
People carry a cross for a grave on August 23rd, 2018, in Mangina, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing an alarming Ebola outbreak, with 10 health-care workers now reported to be infected by the highly contagious virus.
A nurse working with the World Health Organization shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town hall of Mbandaka on May 21st, 2018, during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.
Refugees from Tchomia in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrive on boat at the Nsonga landing site on April 9th, 2018, in Nsonga, Uganda.
A lawsuit filed Monday aims to reunite a Congolese mother and her daughter, ripped apart at separate detention facilities as part of an apparent plan to discourage new asylum seekers.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
A worker at an emergency cholera treatment center gets her shoes disinfected in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on January 18th, 2018.
Dr. Denis Mukwege has become a pioneer in both gynecological surgery and bringing global awareness to the issue of how rape is used as a weapon of war.
A Rainforest Foundation UK briefing highlights very weak governance in the country, which means there is limited ability for the government to control its forest resources and to implement effective planning and management.