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Kidnapped SA miner released in DRC

A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in July was released on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of...

Guterres meets DRC president

On the final day of a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres said the country was experiencing a...

Ebola death toll in DRC tops two thousand

The death toll in Democratic Republic of Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak climbed above 2,000, government data showed, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust...

Top DRC finance man questioned

The head of Democratic Republic of Congo’s public finances watchdog was detained for questioning for several hours, in what he said was retaliation for...

New DR Congo government named

DR Congo’s prime minister announced a new government eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won an election, with 60% of posts going to allies...

DR Congo Ebola spreading

Congolese authorities confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled province Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from previous cases near the border...

DR Congo Ebola trial effective

Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatment for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival...

Doctors arrested in connection with WHO official’s death

Three Congolese doctors were arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organisation (WHO) epidemiologist involved in...

Goma tests Ebola response

Deo Bakulu washes his hands at every opportunity since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city Goma last month. The washing station set up...

Kidnapping at eastern DR Congo mine

Gunmen kidnapped a South African and a Zimbabwean worker at Banro Corp’s gold mine in the east Congolese province Maniema, an army spokesman said. Dieudonne...

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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...