Tag Archives: DRC

08 December 20

DRC: Political crisis as Tshisekedi moves to dissolve ruling coalition

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has sparked a political crisis in the volatile country after moving to dissolve the ruling coalition government.

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18 November 20

Democratic Republic of Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the end to its latest Ebola outbreak, almost six months after cases were first reported.

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19 October 20

DRC: WHO creates independent body to investigate Ebola sex abuse claims

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set up a seven-person independent commission to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers during the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

28 August 20

DRC declares end of deadly measles epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of a deadly measles epidemic that claimed the lives of more than 7,000 children under the age of five during a 25-month period.

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12 August 20

DRC: At least 19 civilians killed by armed group in Ituri province

At least 19 civilians were killed and a further two injured in attacks carried out across three villages in Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Ituri province on Sunday.

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24 June 20

Uganda reopens border to refugees fleeing DRC

Uganda has temporarily reopened its border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to accept refugees fleeing violence from the country.

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05 June 20

UN: 1,300 civilians killed in eastern DRC violence

The United Nations says 1,300 civilians have been killed in conflicts involving several rebel groups and government forces over the past eight months in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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02 June 20

DRC annoucnes fresh Ebola outbreak in northwest

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.

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27 February 20

DRC: No new ebola cases reported for a week

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that no new cases of the Ebola virus had been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the past seven days.

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31 January 20

DRC: Dozens killed in overnight rebel attack, Beni region

At least 36 people were killed during an overnight attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Beni region on Tuesday.

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