The outbreak is nearing its one-year mark and has killed nearly 1,700 people in Congo.
Goma is home to more than a million people, and Ebola’s arrival there could represent a major escalation in the outbreak.
The long-awaited way forward was met with both celebration and skepticism.
Cities across the country were rocked by the first major protests since security forces broke up a vast sit-in June 3, killing scores.
Protest organizers are seeking a major show of resistance in Sudan’s six-month-old uprising.
The southern African country is home to nearly a third of Africa’s elephants
Health workers fear the virus could spread to the Congolese city of Goma, a major regional hub.
Persistent drought and the brutal tactics of al-Shabab have left 1 in 5 Somalis homeless.
The cases in Uganda were a 5-year-old Congolese boy who died after crossing the border to seek medical treatment and two family members.
Out of an abundance of caution, health officials will wait three more weeks before a final declaration.