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6 Oct
The Republic of Congo on Wednesday denied allegations in the "Pandora Papers" global exclusive which said President Denis Sassou Nguesso had used an offshore company to stash away assets.
2 Oct
The president of DR Congo wants "frank" cooperation in a probe of allegations of rape and sexual abuse by World Health Organization workers sent to fight Ebola in the country.
30 Sep
Five headless bodies have been exhumed at a house in the northeast of DR Congo, Red Cross and civil protection sources said Thursday, one of whom said that ritual killing were suspected.
28 Sep
Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe allegations of sexual abuse by its staff in the DR Congo cited "clear structural failures" and "individual negligence" in a report released Tuesday.
13 Sep
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, who criticised the AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19 as inoculations began, received a first dose on Sunday and urged the nation to get jabbed too.
8 Sep
An epidemic of meningitis has been declared in northeastern DR Congo, where 129 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
6 Sep
At least 30 people were killed in a weekend attack in the restive northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local and UN sources said on Monday.
31 Aug
More than three months after the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands are still living in makeshift shelters and crying out for government help.
28 Aug
Nineteen civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo were burned and hacked to death on Friday by Ugandan Islamist rebels
24 Aug
A diplomatic row may be brewing between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following the alleged harassment of Nigerian diplomats and other illegal activities.
16 Aug
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Sunday authorised US special forces to help the Congolese army fight the Allied Democratic Forces, an armed group linked to the Islamic State.
14 Aug
Seven Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers have been killed in three days of fighting against armed groups in the east of the country that also left 18 militiamen dead

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