A World Health Organization expert says the UN body expects continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in Congo with community mistrust being a major issue in some areas.
Many African governments and prominent political figures hire Trump-linked lobby groups in the US to ease sanctions against them.
The recent attack which DAESH claimed responsibility for is the latest chain of emerging links between the terrorist group and the Allied Democratic Force, a shadowy Ugandan-led group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The boat was carrying nearly 200 people when it capsized in Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week. Over 100 remain missing.
Butembo city deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale, identifies assailants as "Mai-Mai rebels."
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi declared mourning as 13 people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank on Lake Kivu.
Belgium officially acknowledges responsibility for segregation policy under which 'metis' children were seized from Congo, part of its brutal 80 years of African colonisation.
It's the biggest one-day rise since the current outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo was declared last August, health ministry says.
New Congo President has pardoned about 700 political prisoners who were jailed under his predecessor Joseph Kabila Kabange.
The UN human rights office said that intercommunal violence that left at least 535 people dead in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo may amount to crimes against humanity.
Armed assailants attack Ebola treatment centre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing a policeman before being repelled by security forces, the local mayor says.
The UN report urges Belgium not to turn a blind eye to racism and to apologise for the atrocities that Belgium colonial rule committed in DR Congo
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