Congo's president pardons hundreds of political prisoners
Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.
Conflict leaves over 200,000 children malnourished in Congo's Kasai region - UNICEF
Susan and her daughter, Rosette escaped conflict in Congo's Kasai region to find shelter in Kikwit in the country's southwest, but like thousands of other displaced civilians Susan struggled to find food for her daughter to eat.
Congo at a crossroads: Waiting for election results
People in Congo are nervously waiting for results of the presidential vote. Some fear riots, while others are ready to take part. Fearing unrest, the government has cut off access to the internet. Jonas Gerding reports.
DR Congo: Election marked by delays, irregularities
Citizens in the DR Congo are voting in an historic election that will shape the future of the turbulent African country. Delays, irregularities and voting problems threaten the election's credibility.
Police clash with protesters in DR Congo over election delay
Parts of Congo where a widespread Ebola outbreak has taken hold will not be able to vote until March. The country, meanwhile, has expelled the EU's ambassador after Brussels renewed sanctions on 14 Congolese nationals.
East Congo Ebola outbreak now world's 2nd biggest
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases.
Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s broken fate
From postal employee to Prime minister of the independent Congo within a few years: Patrice Lumumba, the autodidact, did his utmost to fight colonialism, shrinking before no sacrifice.
Congo confirms first death in latest Ebola outbreak
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Minister on Thursday (May 10) announced the first confirmed death in a new outbreak of Ebola and said 11 other people were now confirmed to be infected, including three medical staff.
Horror and fear grip survivors of Congo’s hidden war
11-year-old Mave Grace and her family outside makeshift tent, Grace's younger sister with visible scars on her face, Grace describing how men with machetes were running after her and her family and how she lost her left arm, grace standing with her sister, Grace's father, Nyine Richard describing how he got seriously injured, Grace's family near makeshift tent, Grace standing with sister looking at camp for displaced people, various of displaced people receiving food.