Despite the stress of Ebola, Media Joice Kashamba Emmanuela and her boyfriend, Espoir Kitumaini, dance to rumba music at Ibiza, a dance club in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Health workers treat a patient at the Ebola Treatment Center in the city of Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's one of three locations where researchers have been conducting a clinical trial of four experimental treatments for the disease.
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The U.N. has operated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for years. Thursday evening's attack was the bloodiest assault on peacekeeping forces in recent memory, according to a U.N. official.
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A volunteer brings daily food rations for people who fled the conflict in the Kasai region earlier this month. They are at a camp for internally displaced persons in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Millionaire Congolese businessman Jean-Pierre Bemba was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday.
Gen. Bosco Ntaganda addresses a news conference in Kabati, a village located in Congo's North Kivu province, on Jan. 8, 2009. He showed up at the U.S. Embassy in Kigali on Monday and asked to be transferred to The Hague where is wanted on war crimes charges.
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Colonel Soleil's Boys, 2010 Rebels of the National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP) are integrated into the Congolese national army, the FARDC, at Mushaki, Masisi Territory, North Kivu.