Democratic Republic of Congo
Amnesty International report claims children as young as seven are working in life-threatening conditions
Soco International accused of paying soldiers who beat, intimidated and killed opponents of oil exploration
'People don't respect the traffic police,' said one Congolese taxi driver. 'We should respect the robot'
Tech industry under pressure to stop using minerals supplied by violent militias in Africa
Militia group takes DR Congo city, prompting fears of further conflict in this 'haunted, blood-soaked' country
Coline Covington: Soldiers in
DR Congo are notorious rapists.
Why has this behaviour spread
to civilian men?
Hillary Clinton jokes with patients and staff of the Heal Africa clinic in Goma, DR Congo. Getty/AFP/Roberto SCHMIDT
‘My husband is not Secretary of State – I am!’ she corrects an out-of-order questioner in Africa
A Congolese boy at a cholera treatment clinic in the town of Goma, Congo where fighting between rebel forces and the government has displaced a quarter of a million people and caused a humanitarian crisis. Cholera is a waterborne disease easily prevented by ensuring proper sanitation. It is no longer a major health problem in first world countries but continues to threaten the developing world.
The war between rebel forces and the Congolese government intensifies
In the first of his new weekly columns, Will Self says the Foreign Secretary’s trip to Africa is an act of hypocrisy
Congolese are caught up in fierce fighting between rebel forces and the army
At least 37 people died when a DC-9 crashed into a market in Goma, DR Congo