Humanitarian crises

Violence returns to DR Congo's Ituri province

Recent fighting in country's northeast has forced tens of thousands to flee since December of last year.

Violence returns to DR Congo's Ituri province

Counting the Cost

What will it take to close Britain's gender pay gap?

Pay data from over 10,000 organisations show that on average men are paid more than women at most UK firms.

Africa

DR Congo: Rebels launch deadly attack in Beni region

Officials in Congo say at least 10 people are dead and 10 others are missing after rebels attacked outlying areas of the northeastern city of Beni overnight.

Inside Story

How bad is DR Congo's humanitarian crisis?

At least 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says the UN.

Africa

DR Congo tension: Thousands displaced since December

Ethnic strife in Ituri province has driven thousands from their homes while local leaders say that unemployed youths are being manipulated into violence.

Media

From child soldier to fixer: Alain's story

In the final part of Al Jazeera's series profiling fixers, a former child soldier describes his journey into journalism.

From child soldier to fixer: Alain's story

Democratic Republic of Congo

UNSC: 13 million need humanitarian aid in DRC

Citing ongoing political turmoil, malnutrition, and a cholera outbreak, UN says millions need aid in the DRC.

UNSC: 13 million people need humanitarian aid in DR Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Dozens killed in DR Congo's Ituri province

Ethnic strife in nation's northeast claims dozens of lives in 48 hours after flight of tens of thousands since December.

Dozens killed in DR Congo's Ituri province

Humanitarian crises

UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

Inter-ethnic violence and protests against President Kabila blamed for current turmoil in Central African country.

UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

Africa

DR Congo: Dozens killed as tribes clash in Ituri province

At least 79 people have been killed over the weekend when fighting broke out between Hema and Lendu tribes in the northern Ituri province.

Africa

DR Congo: Dozens killed in new flare-up of ethnic violence

At least 79 people have been killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Fleeing DRC to Uganda: Africa's other refugee crisis

Lake Albert has become ground zero for thousands of Congolese families escaping fierce fighting into Uganda.

Fleeing DRC to Uganda: Africa's other refugee crisis

Africa

DR Congo deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Churchgoers had planned to take part in marches against President Joseph Kabila, following Sunday services. But security forces surrounded churches and blocked roads to stop them from going ahead.

Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo: At least one dead in latest anti-Kabila protests

Congo security forces violently disperse demonstrations in Kinshasa calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down.

DR Congo: At least one dead in latest anti-Kabila protests

Democratic Republic of Congo

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

552 diarrhoea cases identified as refugees continue to flee inter-ethnic violence in DRC's Ituri province.

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda