Democratic Republic of Congo

Coronavirus: United Nations warns number of hungry could double

The United Nations has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could almost double the number of people around the world suffering from acute hunger, expressing concerns for people in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The United Nations’s World Food Programme
April 21, 2020

Three Ebola workers killed in DR Congo deadly attack

Three health workers fighting to curb the spread of the Ebola virus in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed and four others critically injured after an attack by armed groups in the restive Ituri province. Tedros
November 28, 2019

France pledges military support to DRC

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged military support to Democratic Republic of Congo to fight armed groups in the country’s eastern region. “France is fully engaged at the side of DRC to fight armed groups which are destabilising the country”, some of
November 13, 2019

President Joseph Kabila to stand down ahead of election

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila has announced a successor that will stand as a candidate for his ruling coalition in the December 2018 presidential election. The candidate is in the person of Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, a former minister of interior. His nomination
August 8, 2018

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