Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC opposition picks Martin Fayulu as presidential candidate

Opposition leaders selected 62-year-old legislator as joint candidate for presidential elections on December 23.

DRC opposition picks Martin Fayulu as presidential candidate

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC opposition to name joint election candidate

Leaders of DR Congo's opposition have agreed to meet in Geneva on Thursday to choose a joint candidate.

DR Congo's opposition will meet in Geneva to name joint candidate

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC bans Bemba from running for president

Country's former VP registered as a candidate after the ICC overturned his war crimes charges earlier this year.

Africa

Q&A: What is DRC President Joseph Kabila's legacy?

After 17 years in power, President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside - but what sort of a country is he leaving behind?

Africa

DRC's Kabila will not stand for re-election: spokesman

Ruling coalition nominates former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary as its presidential candidate.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Bemba: Sympathy for victims but justice has been served

The recently acquitted former DRC vice president discusses 10 years in captivity, upcoming elections and Congo's future.

Africa

HRW warns of government repression in advance of DRC elections

DRC government spokesman says information by US-based rights group is 'wrong', accuses it of bias.

HRW warns of government repression in advance of DRC elections

Africa

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM

Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala rules out new election bid by long-time president in December's postponed poll.

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM

Africa

Exiled leader addresses thousands in DRC via video link

Katumbi, addressing supporters via Skype, urges united front by opposition ahead of presidential elections in December.

Africa

DR Congo fires 256 judges for not having law degrees

Justice minister says President Kabila sacked the judges for not having law degrees or because of corruption.

DR Congo president sacks 256 judges for not having law degrees

UpFront

DRC minister: Police 'didn't kill any protester'

We ask Lambert Mende, the DR Congo's communications minister, about recent protests against postponed elections.

UpFront

Is DR Congo still a democracy?

We speak to DRC's communications minister about postponed elections and debate the future of Germany's Angela Merkel.

Democratic Republic of the 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.

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 the 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