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A conflict between the DRC's armed forced and a militia calling itself Kamuina Nsapu has sent 20,000 refugees across the border into Angola.
A Burundian journalist working for Deutsche Welle, Antideteste Niragira called his family at midday on 19 May to tell them he had been arrested by intelligence ...
The governor of Kinshasa wants the burial to take place in the town cemetery. Secretary General of the UDPS, Jean-Marc Kabund, says the postponement of the funeral rites is neccessary as further talks with authorities are needed to reach a compromise.
DW is calling for the immediate release of Antediteste Niragira, who was arrested by DRC intelligence agents as a spy. A lawyer has ascertained that Niragira is ...
The World Health Organization's regional chief for Africa reports prospects for rapidly controlling the spread of the deadly ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo are good.
Opinion - The president and opposition have lost legitimacy. We deserve better.
Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader on Wednesday attacked the prison holding him in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) capital, Kinshasa, freeing him and about 50 other inmates, according to officials. Ne Muanda Nsemi - a self-styled ...
T his week Kinshasa, the sprawling capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was the scene of a huge jailbreak in which six people were killed.
Ni vigumu kwa sasa kuelezea idadi kamili ya watu waliofariki na wale waliotorka kufuatia shambulizi la gereza kuu la Kinshasa. Waziri wa sheria na polisi hawajaelezea chochochote kuhusu hilo,huku wakiomba kusubiri matokeo ya uchunguzi. Kwenye ...
police in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa have launched a manhunt for over 50 prisoners who escaped Wednesday after supporters of Christian sect leader Ne Muanda Nsemi freed him from the Makala central prison.
Congolese police patrol outside the main prison in Kinshasa, Congo, Wednesday May 17, 2017. Christian sect members stormed a prison in Congo's capital Wednesday, freeing the leader of their movement and 50 others, Congo's justice minister said.
Two decades after Kinshasa gave itself up willingly to rebel commander Laurent-Desire Kabila, his son Joseph remains at the helm of this vast, conflict-ravaged nation although his rule is mired in political crisis.
Burned minivans are seen outside the main prison in Kinshasa, Congo, Wednesday May 17, 2017. Christian sect members stormed a prison in Congo's capital Wednesday, freeing the leader of their movement and 50 others, Congo's justice minister said.
Circa vijftig gevangenen zijn woensdag ontsnapt uit de voornaamste gevangenis van Kinshasa, de hoofdstad van de Democratische Republiek Congo. De uitbraak werd mogelijk door een aanval van aanhangers van de gevangenzittende Ne Muanda Nsemi ...
Three people have died and more than 125 are suspected to be infected with the ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Two decades after Kinshasa gave itself up willingly to rebel commander Laurent-Desire Kabila, his son Joseph remains at the helm of this vast, conflict-ravaged nation although his rule is mired in political crisis.
Shots were fired and vehicle torched as Ne Muanda Nsemi was freed from the jail in Kinshasa, witnesses said. police are suspected to have shot dead several prisoners, witnesses added.
Matshidiso Moeti visited the capital Kinshasa on Saturday to discuss with national authorities and partners ways to mount a rapid, effective and coherent response in order to stop the ongoing outbreak.
As the plane from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes her descend towards the airport in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur province, I was impressed by a beautiful canopy of greenery that paints the landscape below my ...
The combination of local conflicts and a national level crisis makes each more dangerous than they would be in isolation. Recent months in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have seen border incursions by rebels, decapitation of police, civilian ...
13 May 2017 | Kinshasa - The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti today visited Kinshasa (DR Congo) to discuss with national authorities and partners ways to mount a rapid, effective and coherent response in order to stop the ongoing ...
Kinshasa, 13 May 2017 - The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti today visited Kinshasa (DR Congo) to discuss with national authorities and partners ways to mount a rapid, effective and coherent response in order to stop the ongoing ...
An ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after one person who died of hemorrhagic fever tested positive for the virus.
The Congolese president, Joseph Kabila, addressing the nation from Kinshasa last month. Mr. Kabila has ruled since 2001 but is deeply unpopular.
The Washington Post reports that the confirmed case, the first victim, had to travel by motorbike across the large province to reach a hospital in Likati and that it took 10 days for his blood sample to reach Kinshasa. DRC has no roads that span the ...
Two years after the virus killed dozens of people in the DRC, the UN health agency has confirmed a new deadly case. Its last outbreak coincided, but was unrelated to the West Africa pandemic from 2014 to 2016.
This is Africa's third biggest city. At 12 million, its population is bigger than London's. Yet it has almost no connections to the outside world.
The Kasai crisis has led to the largest population of internally displaced people in the whole of Africa as aid workers struggle to respond amid increasing violence and political instability.
The president's list followed last month's naming of a former opposition leader as his prime minister. The move seems at variance with his commitment to hold elections before year-end.
Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and raised in the UK, Miles from Kinshasa is a South London-based singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer making a style of music he calls Rumba-pop.
From a dusty courtyard in Ngwaka, a ghetto in the Congolese capital Kinshasa, a hypnotic sound pulls neighbors out of their homes and into the streets like a colossal magnet.
In a small, hot room in downtown Kinshasa, 15-year-old Bernice easily lifts her voice above the drone of the city's incessantly heavy traffic, which pours into the room through an open window.
A dozen activists have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo after staging a protests against filth in the capital Kinshasa, says a report. According to Africa News, the protesters were rounded up by police in the central African nation's ...
Kinshasa - "I haven't once spoken my mother tongue Kilokele in the 62 years I've lived in Kinshasa. None of my nine children speak it," says Charles Tongohala.
A plane carrying relief items has arrived in Luanda, Angola, to assist over 11,000 people who fled a recent surge violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations refugee agency said today.
Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | "I haven't once spoken my mother tongue Kilokele in the 62 years I've lived in Kinshasa. None of my nine children speak it," says Charles Tongohala. Tongohala's native tongue is one of 450 spoken in the Democratic Republic of ...
Kinshasa - HUMANITARIAN agencies are failing to implement their activities following ethnic conflict between the Twa (Pygmies) and Luba communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
For her series "Leopard," the artist traveled to Dakar, Senegal; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Johannesburg, South Africa; Paris, France; and a small town in Texas, documenting the diverse individuals who overlapped in their soft spot for ...
Kinshasa (AFP) - "I haven't once spoken my mother tongue Kilokele in the 62 years I've lived in Kinshasa. None of my nine children speak it," says Charles Tongohala. Tongohala's native tongue is one of 450 spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...
At least 20 people were killed in ethnic clashes last week in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Kasai region, according to the United Nations.
Over a dozen youth activists of the Democratic Republic of Congo's pro-democracy movement Lucha were arrested on Thursday during a march against filth in the capital Kinshasa. They were rounded up by the Kinshasa police into pick up trucks and sent to ...
An award-winning wildlife ranger in the Democratic Republic of Congo says that he fears for his life after running a campaign to stop oil exploration in the Virunga National Park and protect the habitats of the rare mountain gorillas that live there ...
Diallo addressed a news conference in Kinshasa the day after DRC government spokesman Lambert Mende showed journalists grisly videos of executions he said were carried out by the Kamwina Nsapu rebels, including the murders of two U.N.
Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five-year joint exploration agreement for oil under Lake Kivu. The agreement was signed mid April by Rwanda's Minister for natural resources Vincent Biruta and DRC Minister for ...
Six months into research fellowships made possible by Canadian philanthropist and Crisis Group Trustee Frank Giustra, we catch up with three young experts now working with our Europe, Africa and Middle East teams.
The United Nation's refugee agency has reportedly said that about 1 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Angola to seek refuge, amid an upsurge of violence between rebels and the government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kinshasa - THE bloody clashes in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are having a devastating impact on children with six million minors at risk due to extreme violence.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will only have successful elections if the United Nations (UN) maintains its strong presence in the country.
The London-based artist is fresh from the release of debut EP 'IVRY/KAYA', and the creativity keeps flowing. New cut 'Fireworks' is online now, and it's an impressive work laced with multi-faceted ideas.
Analysis - Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between ...


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