First imposed in 2016, and renewed in 2017, the EU has extended sanctions on presidential hopeful Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary and fifteen other top officials until 2019.
Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary.
African Arguments, 5 December 2018
A new report documents widespread abuses by the Congolese government against ordinary citizens. Things may get worse as elections approach. Read more »
Central Africa: There are Two Congos - But New Book Finds it a Bit Tricky
allAfrica, 7 December 2018
A new book about the Democratic Republic of Congo has come in for some unwanted attention on Twitter. Read more »
Aid agencies working in the country say new figures from the UN that show a large drop in the number of displaced people are misleading, accusing it of bowing to government ... Read more »
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Denis Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist and Pentecostal pastor. He founded and works in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu in DR Congo, where he specialises in ... Read more »