The virus has killed a number of prominent politicians, and low vaccination rates have left the country vulnerable to more contagious variants.
"Several others were left wounded and 25 people were abducted, while over 70 shelters and stores were set on fire. In Boga town alone, 31 women, children and men were killed," UNHCR…
Houses were burned and civilians abducted, the U.N. office for humanitarian affairs said in a statement.
Several minutes of heavy gunfire alerted a group of conservation rangers guarding workers on the scrubby slope above.
Goma sits on the mountain's southern flank and overlooks Lake Kivu.
A historically Ugandan Islamist group, the Allied Democratic Forces is the bloodiest of scores of armed militias that roam the mineral-rich zone, many of them a legacy of two regional wars…
A policeman was killed on Thursday as rival Muslim groups fought over the right to celebrate the Eid festivities marking the end of Ramadan at a major sports stadium, officials said.
Chitenji Kamanga, 28, was killed when the U.N. base in the village of Kilia, was attacked at 13:30 local time, the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) said in a statement.
A spokesman for a monitor called the Kivu Security Tracker (KST) said however that it had counted "only five bodies so far".