Africa

In protests-hit DRC, a fierce power struggle deepens

Tensions triggered by the potential appointment of a new electoral chief lay bare fragility of coalition government.

In protests-hit DRC, a fierce power struggle deepens

Africa

'Great concern' as new Ebola outbreak grows in western DR Congo

WHO says nearly 50 people infected in new Ebola outbreak as DR Congo grapples with COVID-19 and measles epidemics.

'Great concern' as new Ebola outbreak grows in western DR Congo

Africa

Thousands protest in DR Congo over electoral commission appointee

Protesters oppose National Assembly's decision to appoint Ronsard Malonda as chairman of electoral commission CENI.

Thousands protest in DR Congo over electoral commission appointee

Africa

DRC justice minister resigns amid coalition strains

Tunda tenders resignation after a dispute with President Felix Tshisekedi over judicial reform proposals.

DR Congo Justice Minister Celestin Tunda resigns after dispute

Inside Story

What's behind the turmoil in DR Congo?

Tension is running high in DRC as protesters denounce nomination of controversial figure to head election commission.

Africa

DRC: 3 killed in protests against election chief nomination

Two protesters and one police officer die as demonstrations in several key cities turn violent.

DRC: 3 killed in protests against election chief nomination

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC police break up protests as political tensions rise

Rallies triggered by National Assembly decision to appoint Ronsard Malonda as chairman of electoral commission.

DRC police break up protests as political tensions rise

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Protests in the DRC over election chief appointment plans

Parties angry over moves to appoint figure accused by opposition of helping former leader Kabila rig past elections.

Protests in the DRC over election chief appointment plans

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Armed group's attacks in DRC killed almost 800 in 18 months: UN

UN report says attacks by ADF fighters in eastern DRC could constitute crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Armed group's attacks in DRC killed almost 800 in 18 months: UN

Opinion

Remembering the Congolese women who fought for independence

The women who lived and died for African liberation should no longer be confined to the margins of history.

Annette Joseph-Gabriel

by Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC violence displaced more than one million in six months: UN

The UNHCR voices alarm at an increasing number of attacks by armed groups on displaced civilians in the African nation.

DRC violence displaced more than one million in six months: UN

Europe

Belgium's Congolese mark 60 years since DRC's independence

The Belgo-Congolese are still marked by their past with Belgium as well as the present's systematic discrimination.

Belgium's Congolese mark 60 years since DRC's independence

Democratic Republic of the Congo

In Pictures: From 1960 to 2020, DRC's post-independence history

After decades of brutal colonial rule, the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared its independence on June 30, 1960.

In Pictures: From 1960 to 2020, DRC's post-independence history

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Q&A: At 60, DRC still plagued by colonial mentality

As DRC marks 60 years of independence, Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja talks to Al Jazeera about its past, present and future.

Q&A: At 60, DRC still plagued by colonial mentality

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC PM lashes out at 'arbitrary' detention of justice minister

As fractions within the gov't widen, the PM calls for disciplinary action against magistrate responsible for the arrest.

DRC PM lashes out at 'arbitrary' detention of justice minister