Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo's Kabila says elections will be held

The elections have been delayed twice by the government and the opposition still claims they do not trust the process.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Thousands flee to Uganda as DRC violence surges

A surge in violence by armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo has sent a large influx of refugees to neighbouring Uganda.

Africa

DR Congo violence: Families fear resurgence of fighting

Fighting has slowed in the Kasai region, but locals say the government is not abiding by the ceasefire and security for the returning populace is still a concern.

Africa

DR Congo conflict leaves 400,000 children malnourished

Some aid is reaching the malnourished in Kasai, but aid workers say it is not nearly enough and more displaced people are returning to the region.

Reporter's Notebook

DRC aid workers in record appeal for Kasai conflict victims

More than 10 million people in central Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region will need aid in 2018, NGOs warn, in the largest funding appeal in country's history.

DRC aid workers in record appeal for Kasai conflict victims

Democratic Republic of Congo

Anti-Kabila protests turn deadly in DR Congo

At least five people are killed as authorities crack down on banned demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflict, flooding and cholera worsen DR Congo plight

There is a military operation against an armed group accused of killing peacekeepers, widespread flooding has destroyed many homes, and a major cholera outbreak has plagued the country.

Africa

DR Congo army launches offensive against ADF rebels

The attack comes as a response to an ambush on a UN base in North Kivu that killed 15 peacekeepers.

Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo protests: Church leaders vow to fight on

Despite the deaths of eight protesters, the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo plans to continue to push for political change and for President Joseph Kabila to step down.

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC floods leave 45 dead, thousands homeless

Floods in the middle of a cholera outbreak bring misery and death to densely packed Kinshasa.

Democratic Republic of Congo

UN to investigate killing of 15 peacekeepers in the DRC

December attack by Ugandan fighters killed 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers and injured 43 other people.

UN to investigate killing of 15 peacekeepers in the DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

Catholic leader condemns DRC violence as 'barbaric'

Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo says response to DRC protests was 'barbarism', as calls persist for president to resign.

Catholic leader condemns 'barbaric' DRC violence

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC violence shows Kabila 'determined to stay in power'

Calls for Joseph Kabila to resign were met with deadly violence, as many fear DRC president plans to extend his mandate.

DRC violence shows Kabila 'determined to stay in power'

Inside Story

Will Joseph Kabila step down as president of DRC?

There have been angry protests in Congo, calling for President Joseph Kabila's resignation, but will he step down?

Democratic Republic of Congo

UN chief asks DRC leader to leave office

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for restraint after at least seven people are killed in DRC rallies.

UN chief calls for restraint, urges Kabila to step down