GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) -
H ealth authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on
Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine,
manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the
second-worst outbreak of the virus in history.
Democratic Republic of Congo former health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3m allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday.
Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday.
Belgium's candidate for the incoming European Commission, Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, faces a preliminary probe into accusations of money laundering in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Belgian authorities and two newspapers said.
At least 50 stowaways were killed in southeastern Congo Thursday when a freight train derailed and pinned some beneath, a government minister there said — the latest rail mishap in a nation with a history of fatal train accidents. Officials said the victims were riding on top of the train when the cars derailed in...
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