Democratic Republic of Congo
Fuel tanker crash in Congo kills at least 39 - health ministry
At least 39 people were killed and more than 80 suffered serious burns after a fuel tanker collided with a vehicle in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday (October 6), the country's minister of health said.
Rapid response has ended Congo's Ebola outbreak
Thirty-three people were believed killed by the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But rapid response by authorities and an experimental vaccine are credited with stopping a repeat of the 2013 disaster that took over 11,300 lives.
Congo presidential election on course for December, says prime minister
The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo confirms the country's election is on course for late December.
In DR Congo, karate helps rape victims rebuild their lives
For the past three years, Frenchwoman Laurence Fischer, a three-time world karate champion, has traveled to the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo to help female victims of rape.
DRC blames Uganda's rebel group for Beni massacres
Rights activists say more than 1,000 people have been killed in a series of massacres in Beni, a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in the past three years.
Police tear gas supporters of late DRC opposition leader
Police have fired tear gas at people who were paying their respects to Etienne Tshisekedi - the Democratic Republic of Congo's late opposition leader.