Militants attacked a hospital in eastern Congo on Saturday, the latest in a string of assaults on health facilities in the Ebola-hit region.
The Congolese Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH) on Saturday criticised as "lenient" jail terms of up to three years handed out to six police officers accused in the deaths of 13 young men.
Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.
At least 890 people were killed over three days in mid-December in western Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday.
Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was on Thursday declared the winner of the troubled country's presidential election, but another opposition candidate cried foul and vowed to challenge the results.
Riot police deployed at the electoral commission's headquarters in Kinshasa on Wednesday ahead of the expected announcement of a result in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election ...
Congo's electoral commission has said Sunday's presidential vote will not take place and is calling for a postponement, opposition official Jacquemin Shabani told dpa.
Almost 8,000 voting machines have been destroyed in a fire in the Congolese capital, just weeks ahead of presidential elections, the electoral commission said Thursday.
Congolese presidential hopeful Martin Fayulu says he is confident of winning elections in December despite news that another opposition leader, Felix Tshisekedi, is now running against him, ignoring an opposition pact to field a joint candidate.
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country's history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Friday.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared ...