Fatalities were caused by police firing on protesters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A senior UN official responded to the protests and attacks against peacekeepers and Ebola health workers, saying they were planned, organised and funded.
The health workers were killed when Mai-Mai fighters attacked a centre run by the United Nations health agency overnight in Biakato area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials say.
UN mission MONUSCO spokesman said a "rapid intervention force" of peacekeepers was dispatched to the area in the morning.
Juvenal Musabimana, also known by his nom de guerre Jean-Michel Africa, killed alongside four of his bodyguards following a firefight in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, army officials say.
Congolese women entered the mining sector in the late 90s and ever since they have been fighting discrimination, superstition and outdated customs, while they successfully bring more and more women into the workforce.
Officials blame the ADF militia group for twin overnight attacks in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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 Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has so far killed 1,655 people and 694 have been cured
Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 2,382 cases of Ebola, of which 1,606 were fatal, the Health Ministry says.
People in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have linked the response to the Ebola outbreak with political disenfranchisement making it harder for foreign organisations to contain the outbreak.
Some 2,025 cases and 1,357 deaths recorded since the epidemic began in August in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu and Ituri provinces, WHO officials say.
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi declared mourning as 13 people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank on Lake Kivu.
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