Ebola spreading in western Congo with nearly 50 confirmed cases - WHO
Since authorities announced the outbreak on June 1, 48 cases have been confirmed in Congo’s Equateur province
By Reuters | 1 year ago
60 years since historic Lumumba speech launched Congo independence
Lumumba remains an icon for Congo and for all former colonised countries
AFP | 1 year ago
Congo's chief of staff jailed for 20 years for embezzling over Sh4.8b
Vital Kamerhe, once a future presidential hopeful, is the most senior politician convicted of graft in Congo, where high-level corruption is endemic.
Reuters | 1 year ago
Jun 04, 2020
Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO says
The Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo
Jun 02, 2020
Football pitch of rainforest destroyed every six seconds: study
Brazil accounted for more than third of the loss, with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia a distant second and third, Global Forest Watch.
Nov 25, 2018
DR Congo’s Tshisekedi receives rival’s support as election nears
21 candidates are registered to compete in race to replace President Kabila, who has ruled since 2001
Nov 23, 2018
Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections
This push comes as Middle East rivals in Africa deal with overcapacity, while carriers such as SA and Kenya Airways have over the years lost money.
Nov 16, 2018
Seven UN peacekeepers killed in clashes
Armed attacks by at least two rebel groups are hampering international efforts to contain the virus, and give medical attention to Ebola victims.
Nov 12, 2018
Pneumonia to kill 11 million plus children by 2030: new study
More than 880,000 children -- mainly aged less than two years old -- died from pneumonia in 2016 alone.
Victor Wanyama retires from International football