Unidentified armed men ambushed the tourists' convoy on Friday and killed the park ranger while they were gorilla trekking at Virunga National Park.
Ethnic violence in DRC's Kasai region spirals out of control
Clashes in Kinshasa appear to have left more than 20 civilians dead, the UN reports, citing ‘pretty solid information’.
At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed more than 50 people on Monday, according to the opposition, in a violent crackdown on anti-government…
Through home-movies discovered at my grandparents’ home in Bordeaux, I recount my childhood in Mandima, a little village in northeast Zaire, where
Thousands of people in the Congolese capital of Brazzaville are said to be fleeing the latest violence which has broken out linked to last month’s
Police and unidentified men have exchanged heavy gunfire in Congo’s capital a matter of hours after a peace and unity concert was held, witnesses
Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been re-elected for a five-year term following a landslide victory. The Interior Ministry announced
Eight years after he was arrested Jean-Pierre Bemba learned of his fate. The former Congolese rebel leader had been in exile in Belgium before his
In what is being described as a historic decision, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found the Democratic Republic of Congo’s former vice
Officials in Congo say an overwhelming majority of citizens have approved far-reaching changes to the country’s constitution. The Congolese Electoral
Congo’s long-serving president is waiting to see if he has won a controversial referendum after the country voted on Sunday. The vote is to ditch age
Violence and unrest in the Congo’s capital Brazzaville today, where differing reports speak of several dead or wounded, but which have not been
Algeria celebrated another gold at the African Games in Brazzaville, when the men’s team won the volleyball. The North African’s beat hosts Congo
The peak of the All African Games was the the finals of the Men’s and Women’s 100 metres. Ben Youssef Meiti sprinted to take gold in the men’s
The flame continues to burn brightly in the Congolese capital Brazzaville for the 11th edition of the African Games. The Palais de Sport in Kintele
The South African swimming team continued to dominate the pool at the 11th edition of the African Games, in Brazzaville. Olympian Chad le Clos won
Athletes and spectators have gathered in Brazzaville for a two week long festival of sport – the African Games. Over 8,000 spectators are in the
A hospital that treats victims of rape has accused the Congolese government of hounding it after tax authorities seized its assets. Panzi hospital in
For the last fifteen years he has been helping women from the Democratic Republic of Congo who have been mutilated in the most intimate way. Doctor
US campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the police in the Democratic Republic of Congo of executing 51 people and being responsible
A Congolese doctor who specialises in treating rape victims has won a top EU human rights award.
Gynecologist Denis Mukwege founded the Panzi
The WHO says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may now have plateaued off, and will now either decline or jump to a new level. It says it wants to be
The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has been outlining his thoughts on how and why Europe and Africa should work together
It is estimated 40 percent of Africa’s productivity is lost through lack of infrastructure.
Despite this the continent has the second highest