Democratic Republic of Congo

 
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
The latest outbreak of the deadly virus in north eastern DRC has killed over 209 people, World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter...
Roelf Meyer tramps on Sisulu’s toes
Roelf Meyer tramps on Sisulu’s toes
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has criticised former politician and businessperson Roelf Meyer for holding a private meeting with...
Is your phone tainted by the misery of the 35 000 children in Congo's mines?
Is your phone tainted by the misery of the 35 000 children in Congo's mines?
Until recently, I knew cobalt only as a colour. Falling somewhere between the ocean and the sky, cobalt blue has been prized by artists from the...
DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate
DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate
The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) opposition will be allowed to hold a Kinshasa rally on Friday to protest against voting machines they fear...
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
“If you don’t see a bunker, just lay down and wait for the explosion.”
Kivu: The forgotten war
Kivu: The forgotten war
When asked to name a long-running war somewhere the world, many people are likely to point to notorious hotspots such as Afghanistan or Syria.
Top DRC court bans Bemba from running in upcoming elections, SA keeps mum
Top DRC court bans Bemba from running in upcoming elections, SA keeps mum
The South African presidency has decided to remain mum on the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Constitutional Court to exclude the...
Contested waters: Conflict on Africa's Great Lakes
Contested waters: Conflict on Africa's Great Lakes
"The border is not visible on the lake," a Congolese fisherman says. "You can see it on the land, but not on the water." He works on Lake Edward,...
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's political party on Saturday announced it would appeal a decision to reject his candidacy in Democratic Republic...
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is struggling to contain a new outbreak of the Ebola virus in its eastern region — just weeks...
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics
The ruling party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Peoples’ Party for Reconciliation and Democracy, made an announcement...
Congo to start Ebola vaccinations amid new outbreak
Congo to start Ebola vaccinations amid new outbreak
Health officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said they will begin administering Ebola vaccinations in the eastern cities of Beni...

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