Uganda has an open policy for refugees - which aid organisations see as an example to others.
A rubbish dump may seem an odd place to seek inspiration, but not for band Fulu Muziki.
A garbage dump in the Democratic Republic of Congo's bustling capital Kinshasa may be an odd place for most people to seek inspiration. But for Fulu Muziki group Piscko Crane, this is the perfect place to find the recycled material he will use to create his band's unique sound.
Two gorillas have posed for a relaxed selfie with rangers at Virunga National Park in DR Congo.
Dr Denis Mukwege has operated thousands of women who have been brutally raped, and he knows the physical wounds are only half the battle. At Panzi hospital in Bukavu - which he founded 30 years ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Doctor Miracle battles on against sexual violence.
Belgium has for the first time officially acknowledged responsibility for kidnapping thousands of mixed-race children from Congo between 1959 and 1962
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Candidate Martin Fayulu insists he won DR Congo's long-delayed election.
Exuberant supporters of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi celebrated his surprise win in the presidential election on Thursday
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi is the surprise winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid accusations of election fraud.
The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected at least 54 people and killed 25.
The amount of children living in conflict zones has rocketed since the early 90s—here's why.
Impressive Red Cross footage shows trucks battling to carry construction material in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Activists say police and soldiers opened fire as refugees protested plans to send them home
At least one person has died from the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo according to the World Health Organisation and the country's Health Ministry.
In the heart of Berlin, a battle over street names is exhuming long forgotten vestiges of Germany’s past.
A coalition of 12 African countries has sounded the alarm that a possible US reform to rules on “conflict minerals” could create violence in Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo's leader Joseph Kabila has agreed to step down and nominate an opposition PM in deal brokered by Catholic church.
Clashes in Kinshasa appear to have left more than 20 civilians dead, the UN reports, citing ‘pretty solid information’.
A bomb attack on UN peacekeepers has left one child dead, and 32 Indian troops injured in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the MONUSCO…
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…
At least 17 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo following a violent anti-government rally.
Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, led a campaign of rape and murder in neighbouring Central African Republic in 2002-3.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been remembering its favourite son, Papa Wemba, who has been buried in Kinshasa. A private ceremony was held for
Congolese singer Papa Wemba, who became a global icon for African music, has died after collapsing on stage during a concert. The event in Abijan
Through home-movies discovered at my grandparents’ home in Bordeaux, I recount my childhood in Mandima, a little village in northeast Zaire, where