Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila names a former member of the largest opposition party as prime minister.
Simmering public anger and fears of violent protests as the term of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila nears the end without an election.
At least two people were killed when armed men in uniform torched the headquarters of the main opposition party overnight in Democratic Republic of Congo, witnesses said, beginning a second day of violent protests. Nathan Frandino reports.
2015 saw Africa’s musicians use their songs to spread awareness about Boko Haram, promote peace and reconciliation and challenge stereotypes. It was a year where the continent’s diversity and eclectic musical traditions were on display.
The International Criminal Court Appeals chamber confirms the acquittal of Congolese warlord Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui.
Rich in minerals but troubled by unrest for two decades, Congo’s east is an unlikely holiday destination, but agents in the region are promoting it’s unique rainforests and endangered species of wildlife as a must see for tourists.
Thousands of people from across the African Great Lakes Region attended the Amani festival in Goma over the weekend. Amani, which means peace in Swahili has been organised for a second year to try and change the story of a country mired by conflict and to give residents hope for peace.