The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, said the provincial government.
The latest Ebola outbreak to hit Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,700 people since August last year.
The virus has killed more than 1,700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since the world's second-worst outbreak was declared almost a year ago and is threatening to spill over its borders.
Restrictions on travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo would "impede our ability to effectively control" Ebola virus, Dr John N Nkengasong, a top health officer at African Union said.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,600 people since August.
The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has so far killed 1,655 people and 694 have been cured
A demonstrator was shot at a banned march in the eastern city of Goma. Police forces try to break up marches in different cities of the country.
Police use force to break demonstrations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo over electoral commission's decision to exclude cities of Beni, Butembo and their surrounding areas from voting in Sunday's presidential election.
The trend of carrying out kidnapping for ransom as a profession has been on a rise in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a resource-rich country which is suffering from one of the most complicated humanitarian crises in the world.
Fears grow that recent violence could lead to armed conflict in the DRC, which is the world's largest coltan producer - a main mineral for mobile phone production.
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