Thousands of people are fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo caused by an ongoing militia uprising against President Kabila's government. The UN says it has discovered dozens of mass graves in the country's central region of Kasai.
As Ebola makes its way from the countryside to the city in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the WHO warns of a high risk of spreading, the central African country's neighbors act fast to prevent a deadly epidemic.
Two British tourists have been kidnapped and a park ranger has been killed in an ambush at a popular national park. There have been a series of attacks in the critical wildlife sanctuary.
Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing one of Africa's worst humanitarian disasters. Since the start of 2018, more than 50,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda, many by boat. Simone Schlindwein sent this report.
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