Police fired tear gas to disperse supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition chief on Sunday as they gathered in the capital amid high tensions over election delays keeping President Joseph Kabila in power, a report said.
Congo‘s attorney general Flory Numbi has said that he had opened an investigation into former minister Clement Kanku over allegations he played a role in the militia violence in central Congo that a U.N. employee was investigating when she was killed.
A military prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that two men would soon face trial for the murder of two U.N. investigators and denied that Congolese forces were implicated in the crime.
Congolese Justice Minister Alexis Tambwe Mwamba visited Kinshasa’s Makala prison on Thursday (May 18) as authorities said they had recaptured 179 fugitives after a mass escape from the capital’s main prison. The justice minister later declined to provide a figure on how many prisoners had escaped, saying that would interfere with the investigation. But current […]
An Ebola outbreak affecting up to 20 people in an extremely remote area in the Democratic Republic of Congo presents a high risk at a national level, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday its experts have not yet decided whether to use newly developed vaccines to try to contain an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, but officials are making preparations just in case.