Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflicts
DR Congo and Rwanda in fresh talks in Angola, Kagame absent

DR Congo and Rwanda in fresh talks in Angola, Kagame absent

Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has witnessed fierce fighting in recent months...

Conflicts
East Africa troops to 'enforce peace' in east DR Congo

East Africa troops to 'enforce peace' in east DR Congo

Kenyan President William Ruto said Monday that East African troops would 'enforce...

Conflicts
Clashes in eastern DR. Congo as envoy pursues 'dialogue' initiative

Clashes in eastern DR. Congo as envoy pursues 'dialogue'...

After lying dormant for years, the rebels took up arms again in late 2021, claiming...

Politics
Western thirst for African gas raises alarm at COP27

Western thirst for African gas raises alarm at COP27

European countries have been scrambling for alternative sources of gas after the...

Politics
East Africa bloc announces peace talks for eastern DR Congo

East Africa bloc announces peace talks for eastern DR Congo

The seven-nation East African Community (EAC) stated that it would hold a "peace...

Politics
DR Congo president calls for youth to form 'vigilance groups'

DR Congo president calls for youth to form 'vigilance groups'

Felix Tshisekedi called for young people to form "vigilance groups" in the face...

Development
Senegal not giving up on oil and gas

Senegal not giving up on oil and gas

Senegal, like the Democratic Republic of Congo, has discovered oil and gas reserves,...

Climate Change
African climate summit opens in DR Congo

African climate summit opens in DR Congo

The talks in the DRC's capital, Kinshasa, are informal but meant to allow various...

Health
DRC declares end to Ebola virus outbreak after six weeks

DRC declares end to Ebola virus outbreak after six weeks

Five people died during the previous outbreak, the central African nation's 14th,...

Politics
Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Unable to run again after two terms at the helm, his endorsement of historic arch-rival...

Climate Change
Children among 15 dead in Uganda landslide

Children among 15 dead in Uganda landslide

The disaster in the town of Kasese on the border with the Democratic Republic of...

Climate Change
African leaders slam Western absence from climate summit

African leaders slam Western absence from climate summit

Senegalese President and African Union chief Macky Sall, and Congolese President...

Politics
Blinken in Rwanda on final leg of Africa trip

Blinken in Rwanda on final leg of Africa trip

The US diplomat has sought to woo African nations, which have largely steered clear...

Conflicts
DR Congo and Rwanda agree to 'de-escalate' tensions

DR Congo and Rwanda agree to 'de-escalate' tensions

The DRC has repeatedly accused Rwanda of backing the M23, a charge the small central...

Health
DR Congo drug manufacturing plan sparks safety concerns

DR Congo drug manufacturing plan sparks safety concerns

About 73% of the DRC's population of 90 million lives on under $1.9 a day, according...

Politics
Lumumba's coffin visits Kisangani, where Congo's first premier found his way

Lumumba's coffin visits Kisangani, where Congo's first...

A single tooth is all that remains of the young scholar and nationalist politician...