DRC – Kinshasa

DRC: The victims of the Nganza massacres demand justice

In March 2017, during the so-called Kamuina Nsapu war, more than 300 people were killed in the town of...

Joseph Kabila to serve as Senator for life in the Congolese Senate

The Constitution of the DRC gives the title of Senator for life to each former elected President. But since...

DRC: teachers shun the start of the new school year

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, schools reopened on September 5th after two months of holidays. But for the...

DRC-Zambia border conflict: a war narrowly averted

Nsenga Kola In the centre of Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo shares borders with nine neighbouring countries....

COVID-19: The Controversies Around An Extended Lockdown In DRC

This article was first published in French on 28/04/2020. The Congolese Parliament passed the extension of the state of...

How Ebola Gave Way To Coronavirus in DRC

This article was originally published on 04.02.2020 on the French side of this website. While the DRC was about...

COVID-19: SADC Truck Drivers Refuse to Enter DRC Over Coronavirus Fears

COVID-19: SADC Truck Drivers Refuse to Enter DRC Over Coronavirus Fears

Hundreds of trucks from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) are stuck on the Zambian side of the Kasumbalesa...

Africa Blogging Revamped in Addis

Contributors of the #AfricaBlogging platform gathered in a three-day annual conference in Addis-Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. The sessions held...

DRC: social media to communicate and insult one another

By inventing social media (Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter), the idea was to facilitate communication to humanity. Connect people separated by...

Etienne Tshisekedi buried as a head of state in DRC

Never had an opponent been so honored in Africa. Generally, large and sumptuous funerals are reserved for heads of...

Deathly Boats Still on Lake Mai Ndombe

Every month now in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  we have an accident involving a water vessel on...

Finally Moses Katumbi back in the DRC: long live the Congolese democracy!

Who could imagine Moses Katumbi coming back home while Joseph Kabila was still in power? It was impossible, as...

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