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24 Oct
Five mixed raced women taken from their mothers in DR congo as children have gone to court after suing Belgium for crimes against humanity. The trial is the first of its kind. About 15 000 bi racial children were forcibly separated from their black mothers in the former Belgian colonies of DR Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. They were called children of sin and dumped in orphanages by the state.
23 Oct
Hundreds of school children stormed the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday (October 21) amid a strike by school teachers over unresolved issues related to the roll-out of government's free primary education program. Teachers went on strike at the start of the school year on Oct. 4 over several issues including salaries, bonus pay and retirement age, according to the Congo Teachers Union.
26 Sep
Three months on from its eruption, the volcanic Mount Nyiragongo looms over the Congolese city of Goma, and the damage it’s left in its wake. At a camp north of the city, thousands of people displaced by the destruction live in makeshift shelters, and are calling for government help.
5 Jun
When Nyiragongo volcano erupted, residents of Goma in DR Congo were evacuated by authorities and many fled to Rwanda where they now live in a shelter in a camp set up by the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).
14 Feb
Poulet-Mayo is a unique Congolese chicken concoction born on the streets of Kinshasa three years ago, as a way of whetting more customers appetite and boosting sales at a local street food restaurant. Today, it features on hundreds of menus and has become a firm Kinnois favourite that inspired a song with fans saying it can easily compete with worldwide classics like steaks and shawarmas.
9 Oct 2020
Jillios, alias Jill, is a nine-year-old Congolese boy who is an ardent supporter of the Napoli football club. On September 25, he displayed his own football skills in Kinshasa, while sharing his dream of one day meeting his idols. Jillios was also seen on Wednesday September 30, enjoying some interviews of his favourite Napoli superstars, which he was watching on a phone with his feet.
8 Nov 2019
Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, also known as the "Terminator" will spend 30 years in prison after being sentenced for war crimes. Ntaganda turned himself in 2013, and his time in detention will be deducted.
10 Aug 2019
The Rwandan and Congolese health ministers sign a joint agreement in the context of the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus. The joint communiqué includes the establishment of a cross-border consultation to develop joint strategies for the prevention and management of Ebola cases, including monitoring, information sharing and vaccinations.
14 Jun 2019
In a makeshift tent, 43-year-old Congolese psychologist Mamie Nouria Meniko analyses the drawings of children suffering from PTSD in the Lazaré displaced persons' camp. Families from the region are squeezed together here, having fled the abuses of armed groups. For Meniko, this method helps bridge the gap between children and adults.
15 Dec 2018
DR Congo Elections: Congolese citizens-in-exile to follow vote from afar.
17 Oct 2018
Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied.
15 Oct 2018
Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied.

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