Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000
The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic.
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.
Ebola spreads to danger zone in Congo
Efforts to contain Congo's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are being hampered by fighting and now the virus has spread to a new area of violence.
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 voters go to polls in long-delayed elections
Voters in Congo are casting ballots in a poll that could bring the country its first peaceful transfer of power since it gained independence. But observers say the threat of election-related violence is great.
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.
Zambia gives Congo refugees space to build businesses
Zambia gives Congo refugees space to build businesses.
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.