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8 Oct 2018
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.
26 Jul 2018
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.
26 Apr 2018
Child abductions have been commonplace in the Democratic Republic of Congo for years. Already in 2007, the charity Save the Children labelled the situation “catastrophic”, yet in recent months, things have worsened.
8 Mar 2018
The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo confirms the country's election is on course for late December.
8 Sep 2017
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.
27 Feb 2017
Dozens of people have been killed in a series of armed attacks in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, a political crisis in the capital, Kinshasa, is worsening, with the saying it lacks resources to hold elections.
27 Feb 2017
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.
3 Feb 2017
Police have fired tear gas at people who were paying their respects to Etienne Tshisekedi - the Democratic Republic of Congo's late opposition leader.

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