Tag Archives: 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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24 January 20

DRC: Amnesty shines light on Tshisekedi’s first year in office

Amnesty International is marking the first year anniversary of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi taking office by highlighting a number of ongoing human rights concerns under his rule.

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08 January 20

DRC: Measles kills more than 6,000 in world’s worst outbreak

More than 6,000 people have been killed by the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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31 December 19

Civilians hacked to death by rebels in eastern DRC

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say rebel fighters have killed at least 23 civilians in the east of the country.

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