The city of Goma was spared the worst of the lava flow, but hundreds of homes are still thought to have been destroyed after Mount Nyiragongo erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A second case in the Congolese border city Goma is raising fears the outbreak will spread into Rwanda.
After decades of civil war, the cafe scene in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is slowly beginning to take off, providing both new delicious food options and a sense of normalcy to a conflict-scarred region.
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was paralyzed by a strike urging president Joseph Kabila to end his rule after 15 years in power.
An opposition protest against the Democratic Republic of Congo's president descended into chaos when unidentified armed men attacked.
Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art has banned selfie sticks, presumably after too many people swung them close to art in the pursuit of the perfect #artselfie.
Bloody Protests Force Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Change Controversial Election Plan
A proposed law would have delayed the country's upcoming presidential election pending a nationwide census, but deadly protests prompted a change of plans.
Sound like an incongruous scene? Well now imagine Akon performing in a big plastic ball.
The brainchild of British actor Jeremy Gilley, the movement aims for one day of global peace a year. But not everyone in Goma is impressed by the celebrity efforts.
Goma, a Congolese city bordering Rwanda, is the flashpoint at the heart of the conflict ravaging eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. With the help of a UN fighting force, the Congolese army drove rebels from Goma, but questions remain as to how...