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“My people are dying” – covering the DRC Ebola outbreak

The Ebola clinic in a hospital compound in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is a day’s drive from regional capital Goma but near home...

Small US military contingent sent to Gabon

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President Donald Trump said US military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo following...

Conflict in new DRC Ebola zone exacerbates response

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Protecting vulnerable people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from the latest Ebola outbreak is going to be "very complex",...

Kabila will not seek a third term – PM

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DR Congo's current President Joseph Kabila will not seek a third mandate in the country's upcoming December elections because of constitutional term...

Political brinkmanship a threat to DRC election – UN peacekeeper

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Political brinkmanship and a refusal to compromise will see further delays in preparations for elections and deepening of the political crisis in...

DR Congo court convicts soldiers for Kasai massacre

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A Democratic Republic of Congo court convicted seven soldierd for the murder of suspected militia members in the country's insurrection-ravaged Kasai region. The...

More mass graves uncovered in DR Congo

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Congolese authorities identified 10 more mass graves in a region where the military and militia fighters accuse each other of summary executions...

US wants cut to UN Congo troop cap

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The United States wants to cut by a quarter the troop cap for the UN peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo,...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...