DR Congo

Toll rises to 32 dead, 91 hurt as DR Congo train derails 

Of the injured, 18 were in serious condition.

published on : 18th March 2019

Pro-Kabila camp wins DRC legislative poll, recount sought for presidency

A presidential election to choose a successor was delayed three times before finally taking place on December 30, the same day as the legislative poll.

published on : 12th January 2019

DR Congo on edge as presedential election results postponed

The December 30 vote saw 21 candidates run to replace President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the vast, conflict-ridden country for almost 18 years.

published on : 6th January 2019

DR Congo further delays Dec 30 poll in two conflict zones

Two and a half times bigger than France and Germany combined, the Democratic Republic of Congo has a long history of political turmoil and violence.

published on : 26th December 2018

60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster 

The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean.

published on : 6th October 2018

At least 27 drown as river boat capsizes in DR Congo 

In May, 50 people died in a similar accident on another river in the northwest of the sprawling former Belgian colony.

published on : 19th September 2018