The IMF has voiced concern over the Democratic Republic of Congo's 2020 budget and urged its central bank to stop drawing down foreign currency reserves and advancing money to the government.
The Democratic Republic of Congo must nearly halve government spending plans this year, the finance ministry says, in a blow to President Felix Tshisekedi's much-touted anti-poverty schemes.
The opportunity to quickly end the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo could be lost due to violence in the country's east, the United Nations says.
Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DRC on Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country's president.
Voters in Beni and Butembo, towns in northeastern DRC ravaged by conflict and an Ebola epidemic, have taken part in long-delayed elections.
Felix Tshisekedi is facing his maiden test as president of Democratic Republic of Congo - not from rivals in the political arena, as many have expected, but from striking workers.
Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has been freed on bail, and at least three rebel chiefs have surrendered in a show of support for DRC's new president Felix Tshisekedi
Three students and a police officer died in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo during weekend clashes at a protest over water and power outages, according to an updated death toll by the presidency.
Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, has turned the spotlight on human rights, on his first full day in office after succeeding Joseph Kabila, in power for 18 years.
A Lebanese construction company boss has been detained as part of a vast embezzlement investigation launched by President Felix Tshisekedi, a judicial source says.
Politicians in DRC have long pressed the UN to cut its huge mission in the country, but now that a drawdown has begun, questions are being raised about the impact on locally-hired employees.
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Friday voiced hope that the Ebola epidemic in his country would be stamped out by the end of the year.
President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced.
A plane carrying the remains of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi arrived in Kinshasa from Belgium for a funeral in his home country, images on state RTNC television have shown.
Albert Tumba says he was forced to leave Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010 for neighbouring Republic of Congo.
Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, has sought to reassure the country's security forces that he would be as "benevolent" as his predecessor, after taking power in the country's first-ever peaceful change of leadership.
Zimbabwean leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has been angered by a televised report showing abuses by security forces in a continuing crackdown, and France's Emmanuel Macron is set to press Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on human rights.
Some Catholic bishops in the Kasai region of DRC have endorsed the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president, splitting with bishops in the rest of the country.
Longtime Democratic Republic of Congo leader Joseph Kabila has been ushered out, and his successor has begun by appointing a chief of staff who says there is no time to waste.
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