At least 60 people have been killed and 240 are unaccounted for as a passenger barge carrying more than 700 people capsizes in Congo River in western Mai-Ndombe province.
Heavy rains lasting for days created landslides that caused three mines to collapse, burying workers underneath.
President Felix Tshisekedi lifted a virus health emergency in place since March to allow all businesses to reopen. Officials in his coalition government accuse him of "dictatorial abuses" for appointments he made in the army and the judiciary.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Minister Eteni Longondo says disease has erupted in a district of the northwestern city Mbandaka, a transport hub on the Congo River with a population of more than a million.
Officials of restive Beni region in Democratic Republic of Congo blame ADF fighters for massacre in Alungupa village in "surprise" attack.
Citing witness accounts, Kinshasa public security chief Miguel Bagaya said the lorry smashed into a taxi bus and other vehicles as well as pedestrians after its brakes failed.
Three of the city’s 26 districts were especially hit, causing widespread chaos and damage.
Fatalities occur as torrential rains trigger landslides in Lemba district of capital Kinshasa, officials giving provisional death toll say.
Eike Luedeling, a professor at the University of Bonn's Institute of Crop Sciences and Resource Conservation, says that reforestation should not be seen as a substitute for curbing emissions from using fossil fuels.
Restrictions on travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo would "impede our ability to effectively control" Ebola virus, Dr John N Nkengasong, a top health officer at African Union said.
A demonstrator was shot at a banned march in the eastern city of Goma. Police forces try to break up marches in different cities of the country.
New DRC President Felix Tshisekedi's speech has appealed for peace and tolerance in the long-turbulent country after the disputed December 30 election.
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