Amid ‘Dramatic Deterioration’ in DR Congo, UN and Partners Launch $1.68 Billion Aid Appeal

[UN News] Warning of a “dramatic deterioration” in the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last 12 months, United Nations agencies and relief partners on Thursday launched the largest-ever funding appeal for the v…

[UN News] Warning of a "dramatic deterioration" in the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last 12 months, United Nations agencies and relief partners on Thursday launched the largest-ever funding appeal for the vast central African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UN Agencies In Urgent Bid to Prevent Famine In Kasai

[WFP] Kinshasa -In a stark warning, three UN agencies — the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) — say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[WFP] Kinshasa -In a stark warning, three UN agencies -- the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) -- say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Resolve Differences Peacefully, Security Council to DR Congo Political Actors

[UN News] Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address the…

[UN News] Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address their differences peacefully.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kabila Must Go. The Congolese See This. Why Can’t the West?

[African Arguments] The DRC is fast approaching the point where insurrection is the only option. Donors’ proximity to the regime borders on complicity.

[African Arguments] The DRC is fast approaching the point where insurrection is the only option. Donors' proximity to the regime borders on complicity.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

DR Congo Opposition Now Wants Interim Govt Before Elections

[East African] The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is demanding an interim transitional government to organise elections as it increasingly becomes clear that they will not be held this year.

[East African] The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is demanding an interim transitional government to organise elections as it increasingly becomes clear that they will not be held this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cholera Threatens Congo’s Capital As Hundreds Die From Lack of Treatment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo is racing to contain a cholera outbreak that has swept through villages ravaged by conflict and is now spreading quickly in the overcrowded capital, officials and health workers said on T…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo is racing to contain a cholera outbreak that has swept through villages ravaged by conflict and is now spreading quickly in the overcrowded capital, officials and health workers said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

In the World’s Most Neglected Humanitarian Crisis, the Stigma of Rape Is Ruining Women’s Lives

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] It’s a quiet morning at a village health centre in Kasai. Outside the window, the grass is long and a brilliant shade of green. Recent rains have been generous to this region in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] It's a quiet morning at a village health centre in Kasai. Outside the window, the grass is long and a brilliant shade of green. Recent rains have been generous to this region in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo. To the unknowing visitor, it's as if nothing has happened here.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Serena Hotels Expands to DRC

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Serena Hotels is set to expand into the Democratic Republic of Congo with the opening of a new property located on the shore of Lake Kivu in Goma.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Serena Hotels is set to expand into the Democratic Republic of Congo with the opening of a new property located on the shore of Lake Kivu in Goma.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa