Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been killed in an attack on a United Nations (UN) convoy in the African country’s troubled east.
People have started voting in the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, amid delays and reported disorganization.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry extended the country's condolences to the Democratic Republic of Congo over the death and injury of dozens of people after the collusion of an oil tanker and a bus.
It may be impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congo's new Ebola outbreak, which has spread over 10s of kilometers and may have begun in May, a senior World Health Organization official said on Thursday.
The UN, the Europe Union and the African Union expressed "grave concern" on Tuesday over violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kasai region including the reported killing of 39 police officers.
The government of the Congolese President Joseph Kabila has reportedly reached an agreement with opposition parties to end the current political crisis in the Congo over his refusal to step down following a defeat in recent polls.
The United Nations has invoked concerns over a new wave of detentions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, amid rising tensions following the expiration of President Joseph Kabila’s tenure in office.
Some four million children have lost at least one parent in two decades of continuous violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations (UN) has announced.
Clashes have erupted in Congo’s capital, Brazzaville, between police and armed assailants in the first outbreak of violence in the African country weeks after the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
Five opposition candidates, who were defeated in Congo's recent presidential elections, have called for “peaceful” protests against the re-election of incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso for a new five-year term.