UN joins search for missing DR Congo cargo plane

2019-10-12 22:08

UN forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sent three aircraft to help search for a DRC government cargo plane with eight people on board.

WHO accused of rationing Ebola vaccine in DR Congo

2019-09-23 10:38

Aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more than 2 100 people have died of the deadly virus.

Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group

2019-09-03 18:42

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.

WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments

2019-08-13 06:25

Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW.

No, you won't get Ebola - experts agree that risk is low in South Africa

2019-08-06 07:58

The risk of introducing the Ebola virus disease (EVD), which is sowing havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in South Africa remains low.

DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide'

2019-07-03 20:47

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.

Kardashian at White House | Iran bomb video emerges: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-14 06:58

Kim Kardashian West back at White House | Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

At least 12 feared dead in DRC militia attack

2019-06-04 16:22

Up to 12 people were killed late on Monday when a militia group attacked the city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources say.

Rwanda's Kagame stars in DRC Tshisekedi ceremonies

2019-05-31 22:01

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.

Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO

2019-05-28 05:54

More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organisation says.


DRC: Roll-out of second Ebola vaccine confirmed amid criticism

2019-09-23 20:03

The WHO has confirmed the DRC will begin using a second Ebola vaccine as part of efforts to curtail the epidemic that has killed more than 2 000 people in the last 13 months.

Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army

2019-09-20 06:20

A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, the Congolese army says.

DR Congo announces new govt seven months after president inaugurated

2019-08-26 10:28

The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a coalition government, seven months after the inauguration of new president Felix Tshisekedi.

Rwanda strives to stop Ebola from spreading from DRC

2019-08-07 22:37

Rwanda is taking emergency measures to try and stop the Ebola virus from spreading across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions

2019-07-22 10:38

DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila, police have said.

16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army

2019-06-26 08:23

Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead and forced hundreds of thousands to flee in the past two weeks.

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

2019-06-13 20:56

Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people.

'Father of democracy': DRC's Etienne Tshisekedi laid to rest

2019-06-02 16:05

The veteran opposition leader's body repatriated two years after he died, as DRC government accords him a state funeral.

Plane carrying body of DRC's Tshisekedi's arrives in Kinshasa: state TV

2019-05-30 22:00

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.

Ten people kidnapped by armed group in eastern DRC

2019-05-23 22:50

Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern DR Congo, local sources say.

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