An international rights group on Thursday accused Congolese police of summarily executing at least 27 people, some of whom were bound, strangled and mutilated in a crackdown on gangs in the capital Kinshasa last year.
Women and girls in the Democratic of the Congo fear they may be asked to perform sexual favors in exchange for receiving the Ebola vaccine and other services, according to research from several non-governmental organizations. The International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) study, presented at the national taskforce meeting in Beni this month, found that gender-based violence...
Nearly 100 children have died in an Ebola outbreak ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo as health workers warn it could be far from over. According to a press release from Save the Children, 65 of the 97 children who have died since August were under age 5. Additionally, more than 180 have been orphaned...
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says he is baffled by a preliminary U.N. report that said racial discrimination against Africans "is endemic" in Belgium's institutions and that the nation needs to apologize for the crimes committed during its colonization of Congo.
Nearly one hundred children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year, and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children.
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