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Mass graves discovered in DR Congo

At least 15 mass graves have been found in north-western Democratic Republic of Congo following ethnic bloodshed in December, a spokeswoman for MONUSCO said. Earlier...

Ebola spreads to high risk areas in DR Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks according to the World Health Organisation. The outbreak, the...

Tshisekedi calls for unity after divisive election

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi called for national reconciliation as he became Democratic Republic of Congo’s president, succeeding Joseph Kabila in Congo’s first transfer of...

Kabila to hand over power “without regret”

Democratic Republic of Congo outgoing President Joseph Kabila will hand over power “without regret” and called on Congolese to support his successor, Felix Tshisekedi. Kabila...

Who is paying for Vaal River military clean-up?

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) wants to know where funding is coming from for the national defence force’s “emergency work” in Emfuleni. The civil...

AU calls on DR Congo to suspend election result announcement

The African Union called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend release of final results of its disputed presidential election due to doubts...

Fayulu appeals DR Congo election result

Lawyers for the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed election urged the Constitutional Court in impassioned speeches to order a recount of a...

More than 400 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence

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Ethnic violence in north-western Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 400 people over two days in December, a local priest and a civil...

Goodwill parcel delivery to DR Congo on hold

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Voting has come and gone in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), leaving a volatile situation across the central African country to the extent...

Second call for DR Congo vote recount

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A second African bloc called for a recount of Democratic Republic of Congo's contested presidential election, raising pressure on Kinshasa to fix a dispute...

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