Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

July 24, 2019

UN Security Council Considers Situa...

A wide view of the United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo as Leila Zerrougui (on screen), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, briefs the Council

April 2, 2019

UN Report: More than 113 Million Pe...

The FAO report says that 2018 was the third consecutive year in which the number of people facing all levels of food insecurity topped the 100 million mark, although it was slightly better than 2017’s number of 124 million people. The study said some countries were less affected by severe weather events such as drought and flooding

March 26, 2019

UN Officials: 13 Million in Congo N...

2 million people were newly displaced last year; 7.3 million children are out of school; 300,000 children die each year before their fifth birthday; 3 in 10 women are reported to be victims of sexual violence; and in January alone there were 7,000 cases of measles and 3,500 cases of cholera

March 18, 2019

UN Security Council Considers Situa...

A wide view of the Security Council as Anny Tenga Modi (on screen), Executive Director of Afia Mama, briefs the Security Council on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 21, 2019

DR Congo: Police Killed, ‘Disappe...

Human Rights Watch found that police officers, often wearing civilian clothes, apprehended without warrant suspected gang members, known as kulunas, at night from their homes or other locations. In many cases, the police blindfolded and bound the victims, took them to unidentified locations, and killed them

January 23, 2019

Ebola Survivors of Beni

As of 20 January, 422 people have died in this outbreak, while 245 have survived. Two hundred and seventeen of these survivors are participating in the programme.

January 21, 2019

SA congratulates DRC’s President-...

President Ramaphosa on Sunday called on all parties and stakeholders in the DRC to respect the decision of the Constitutional Court and commit to continue with the journey of consolidating peace, uniting the people of Congo and creating a better life for all

January 20, 2019

Congo Court Declares Tshisekedi Ele...

The court turned away Fayulu’s request for a recount in the Dec. 30 vote. He had accused Congo’s electoral commission of announcing results dramatically different from ones posted at polling stations around the country. Leaked data attributed to the commission shows that Fayulu easily won

January 11, 2019

Ebola Infected New Born Baby in DRC

Historically, there have been very low survival rates for pregnant women infected with Ebola, and for their babies

January 10, 2019

Western Powers Voice Skepticism, Co...

The DRC’s powerful Catholic church says results tallied by its own election observers do not match the official ones

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