Democratic Republic of the Congo

As DRC election nears, 'tortured' dissidents in exile speak out

Al Jazeera speaks to several people, now in the UK, who say they were arrested, raped and tortured for protesting.

As DRC election nears, 'tortured' dissidents in exile speak out

Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 18 dead in clashes ahead of DRC elections

Soldiers clash with rebels loyal to renegade general in South Kivu province as tensions rise weeks before polls.

DR Congo: Deadly clashes in South Kivu ahead of elections

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Can WHO tackle the latest Ebola outbreak in DRC?

WHO's Africa director talks about the Ebola crisis and the resistance met while trying to tackle the outbreak in DRC.

Q&A: Conflict, resistance hampering WHO's Ebola efforts in DRC

Ebola

DRC Ebola outbreak second largest in history: WHO

The UN health body confirms 426 cases, with 198 deaths reported since August, as DRC struggles to contain the disease.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak second largest in history: WHO

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC opposition leader returns home to kick off presidential bid

Thousands greet Felix Tshisekedi as he lands in the capital, Kinshasa to start presidential election campaign.

Ebola

Why Ebola crisis in DRC is unlike anything before

Democratic Republic of Congo has seen multiple outbreaks of Ebola, but this time it faces more challenges.

Why Ebola crisis in DRC is unlike anything before

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC elections: The hopefuls, the promises and the ghost of Kabila

A ruptured opposition coalition, new alliance and hand-picked successor for long-term leader Kabila set to contest vote.

Africa

DRC: Ebola clinical trials begin as UN warns of newborns infected

Authorities allow clinical trials even as a fresh WHO warning about babies becoming infected raises new fears.

DRC: Ebola clinical trials begin as UN warns of newborns infected

Africa

DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition

Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe have formed a united front in the run-up to elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo to replace long-time leader Joseph Kabila.

Africa

With a month to polls, 'difficult times ahead' for DRC

In 30 days, some 40 million people in the DRC are expected to elect a new president after a two-year wait.

With a month to key elections, 'difficult times ahead' for DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC efforts to fight Ebola resume in Beni after deadly violence

'Despite deadly attacks .. Ebola response activities are continuing,' the World Health Organization said on Sunday.

Africa

Seven UN peacekeepers killed in fight against DRC rebels

Several DRC soldiers also killed or wounded in joint operation targeting Allied Democratic Forces fighters in northeast.

Seven UN peacekeepers killed in fight against DRC rebels

Human Rights

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

UN concerned by conflicts in DRC, warning that violence and Ebola outbreak could hamper December poll.

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

Africa

Over 300,000 Congolese refugees forced to leave Angola

The mass eviction is creating an increasingly heavy burden on an already unstable, conflict-weary region.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

After protests, Felix Tshisekedi quits DRC opposition unity deal

Move casts doubt over whether opposition can defeat Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, who is backed by President Joseph Kabila.

After protests, Felix Tshisekedi quits DRC opposition unity deal