Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says.
Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases on Earth with a fatality rate as high as 90%, is among a handful of illnesses governments consider a threat to national security.
A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said, adding that she was the daughter of the second patient who died earlier in the week.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains.
Members of the Congolese diaspora living in the Western Cape are rejoicing at the prospect of a change of government in their native land, a spokesperson has said.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that killed 33 people is now over, according to the World Health Organization and the country's health ministry.
Three Glencore executives have stepped down as directors of the Swiss trader’s copper and cobalt unit, Katanga Mining after an internal review found 'material weaknesses' in financial reporting controls at the operation.
Activists gathered in Pretoria on Saturday ahead of the Southern African Development Community summit calling for the South African government to apply the rule of law against Zimbabwe's First lady following the assault of a 20-year-old model in Johannesburg.
Zimbabwe has denied reports that it exported a variety of wild animals to China to settle a debt, and Abubakar Shekau has refuted claims that Boko Haram militants have been defeated.
Fighting has broken out again in the northeastern Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the army says.
Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said.
Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga steps down after president's office takes charge of DR Congo's deadly Ebola epidemic.
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said.
One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges healthcare workers are now facing.
A new deadly Ebola outbreak has struck the Democratic Republic of Congo and claimed at least 20 lives.
De Beers may follow its resumption of exploration for diamonds in the Northern Cape by looking for long term opportunities in countries like Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Conjoined twins born in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of Congo have survived a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike to be separated.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has signed a provisional agreement to import power from SA that could boost copper production, according to the chamber of mines.
A Zimbabwean priest has reportedly labelled First Lady Grace Mugabe "loveless", and at least 11 dead migrants have been found on Libya beaches.
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