DR Congo election candidate campaigns in region hit by unrest, Ebola

BENI, DR Congo (AFP) – A key opposition candidate in DR Congo presidential elections launched his campaign on Wednesday in a city caught between an Ebola epidemic and militant attacks in one of the country’s most dangerous regions. Martin Fayulu, vying to replace President Joseph Kabila in the pivotal December 23 poll, was greeted by thousands at a small airport near the restive eastern city of Beni in North Kivu, a region blighted by armed conflict hampering efforts to curb the Ebola outbreak. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin