May 01, 2021 9:39 am
Announcing Tshisekedi's decision, government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said: "The objective is to swiftly end the insecurity which is killing our fellow citizens in that part of the country on a daily basis."
March 22, 2021 2:30 pm
Kolelas, the son of former Prime Minister Bernard Kolelas, came second in the 2016 presidential election.
February 22, 2021 8:35 pm
In a brief statement, the ministry said Luca Attanasio and the officer were killed in Goma, the eastern regional capital. They were travelling in a convoy of the UN stabilization mission in Congo.
February 20, 2021 10:25 am
According to news agency Reuters, the 12-foot metallic structure appeared in the capital Kinshasa’s Bandal neighbourhood on February 14.
February 08, 2021 11:07 am
Butembo was one of the epicentres of the world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak that lasted almost two years in eastern Congo, causing 3,481 cases and 2,299 deaths.
December 27, 2020 6:18 pm
More than 100 health workers, vaccinators and security officials involved in polio vaccination have been killed since 2012.
November 18, 2020 5:18 pm
The outbreak in western Congo emerged shortly before eastern Congo marked an official end on June 25 to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years. The two strains were not related, officials said.
October 15, 2020 8:16 am
The drug was one of four tested during an outbreak in Congo that killed nearly 2,300 people before it ended in June.
September 12, 2020 10:38 am
The Afrika Museum said in a statement that the statue was removed Thursday from the museum located in Berg en Dal, near the eastern Dutch city of Nijmegen.
June 02, 2020 7:18 am
The discovery is a major blow for Democratic Republic of Congo, which has suffered three Ebola outbreaks since 2017. It is also combating a measles epidemic that has killed over 6,000 and COVID-19, which has infected over 3,000 and killed 71.
July 30, 2019 1:20 pm
Health experts agree the experimental Ebola vaccine has saved multitudes in Congo, but after nearly a year and some 171,000 doses given, the epidemic shows few signs of waning - over 1700 have died from the disease.