Congo, Democratic Republic of

Articles about the Democratic Republic of Congo from SocioLingo Africa.

DR Congo: No Word on Missing UN Team

The Democratic Republic of Congo government should fully cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate a UN Group of Experts team that has been missing since March 12, 2017, in Kasai Central province, Human Rights Watch said today. Those missing are Michael Sharp, an American; Zaida Catalán, a Swede; Betu Tshintela, a Congolese interpreter; Isaac […]

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Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo

United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo Six years ago, in Walikale territory, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), civilian residents in thirteen villages on the Kibua-Mpofi road, were attacked […]

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Red Cross Emergency Appeal

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Red Cross Launches Emergency Appeal to Fight Multiple Deadly Disease Outbreaks In light of several epidemics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal, calling for 2.2 million Swiss francs to support activities in response […]

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DRC – Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at a press conference during his mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo I am grateful to the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo for its invitation to visit this country at such an important time. Over the past […]

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