DW visits a cheesemaker in North Kivu province. Cheese production is providing a living for many small dairy farmers in the conflict-torn region.
The number of suspected Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 73. The fact that it broke out in the middle of a conflict area has made responding to it more difficult.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will hold elections in December. Campaigning in the country's war-torn eastern region is particularly perilous, but that hasn't stopped one candidate from hitting the trail — on foot.
The WHO has warned of a dangerous development: babies and infants are contracting the deadly Ebola virus. A local conflict has impeded the UN health agency's attempts to quickly deal with the widening outbreak.
The WHO said the presence of armed groups and the broad spread of the disease, could make vaccination "near impossible" in North Kivu. It's the 10th outbreak in DRC since Ebola was discovered.
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