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New city in DRC reports case of Ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo's second-largest city in the country's east, Bunia, has reported a case of Ebola, in a six-month-old baby. The health ministry...

Why Ebola vaccine on trial in the DRC is raising hope

Shirin Ashraf, University of Glasgow and Arthur Wickenhagen, University of Glasgow The World Health Organisation (WHO) has emphasised that an experimental vaccine is playing a...

DRC’s power transfer: Constitutional court upholds Tshisekedi’s election

The constitutional court of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president of the country, rejecting...

AU says it has ‘serious doubts’ over DRC election results

Casting "serious doubts" over the provisional results of the last month's disputed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the African Union...

About 900 killed in DRC inter-communal clash

Inter-communal clashes have claimed the lives of about 890 people in rural areas of the western Democratic Republic of the Congo last month, the...

New Hope with Ebola Drug Trial

By World Health Organisation By the time Kambale Kombi Vianey arrived at the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Beni in the Democratic Republic of the...

DRC elections discussed at the Security Council

UN's top representative to the Democratic Republic of Congo welcomed the provisional results that showed opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was elected as the country's...

Tshisekedi’s victory in the DRC is historic — but controversial

Reuben Loffman, Queen Mary University of London Félix Tshisekedi is the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) president elect. He is the leader of one...

Opposition candidate Tshisekedi wins DRC presidential elections

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election, the electoral commission has announced. The son of late opposition figure...

DR Congo election: UN urges people to seize ‘historic opportunity’

The United Nations has urged the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo to seize “this historic opportunity” to participate in the countries presidential...

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